According to the Russian military, its forces are fighting Ukrainian fighters in central Mariupol. A sign that the siege of the port city is coming to an end.
According to Topwar.ru, in addition to the information provided by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation about Russian forces fighting the enemy in the center of Mariupol, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) militia also took control of the city.
It is known that the prison of the SBU (National Security Service of Ukraine) and the base of the Azov Battalion are also located in the airport of Mariupol.
Earlier, it was reported that the flag of the DPR was also planted at the government building of the Livoberezhny District of Mariupol.
The Russian newspaper commented that the Russian forces operated and launched an offensive to separate the Ukrainian army in Mariupol.
The predictions of Russian experts that “the strategic port city can be controlled soon” is true.