Russian Ministry of Defense: 2,439 armed personnel have surrendered to the underground facilities of the Azov Steel Plant
On May 20, local time, Konashenkov, a spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense, said that the Azov Steel Plant has been completely controlled by the Russian military. A total of 531 armed men at the Azov Steel Plant surrendered today. A total of 2,439 Ukrainian militants have surrendered since May 16. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin full control of the Azov steel plant and the operation of the city of Mariupol.
Konashenkov said that since Mariupol residents "hate the commander of the Azov Battalion and desire revenge for their countless atrocities", the Russian army took the Azov Battalion commander with a special armored vehicle Leaving the "Azov Steel Works".
This article is from BBC News.