Russia said that “Azovs” surrendered without conditions

The militants of the “nationalist unit” “Azov”, blocked at the Azovstal plant in Mariupol, surrendered without conditions. This was stated on Tuesday on Twitter as deputy permanent representative of Russia at the UN Dmitry Polyansky.

The Russian diplomat commented on the publication of The New York Times, which claims that “Ukraine has completed a combat mission in Mariupol,” and the military “were evacuated, which marked the end of the battles“ Azovstali ”. “I did not know that in English there are so many ways to convey a simple message:“ Nazis ”[from the unit]“ Azov ”surrendered without conditions,” Polyansky noted.


On Tuesday, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation announced the start of the surrender of the militants of the Azov unit and Ukrainian troops blocked at the Azovstal plant, laid up weapons and 265 militants, including 51 seriously wounded.