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264 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from Azovstal steel plant

MARIUPOL, UKRAINE - MAY 17: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY - MANDATORY CREDIT - RUSSIAN DEFENSE MINISTRY/ HANDOUT" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) A screen grab taken from a video released by Russian Defense Ministry shows Ukrainian soldiers are being evacuated from Azovstal steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, Ukraine on May 17, 2022. A total of 264 Ukrainian soldiers, including 53 seriously wounded personnel, have been evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, the Ukrainian General Staff said early Tuesday. Russia reached an agreement with besieged Ukrainian servicemen on the evacuation of the wounded at the Azovstal steel plant, the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday. "On May 16, as a result of negotiations with representatives of Ukrainian servicemen blocked on the territory of the Azovstal metallurgical plant in Mariupol, an agreement was reached on the evacuation of the wounded," the ministry said in a statement. (Photo by Russian Defense Ministry/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
264 Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from Azovstal steel plant
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