Mariupol Garrison completed its task, orders are to stay alive General Staff

Kateryna Tyshchenko – Tuesday, 17 Could 2022, 00:15

The Basic Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has said that the “Mariupol” Garrison had completed their battle mission, and unit commanders had been ordered to save the life of military  staff.

Source: Common Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defence, on Fb

Basic Employees quote: “The Mariupol garrison has concluded its combat mission. Supreme Armed forces Command has ordered the commanders of the units found at Azovstal to save the lives of army personnel. An operation is underway to rescue Ukrainian defenders trapped inside of the plant”.

Details: The Basic Staff said that the evacuation of 53 seriously wounded troopers started on Monday. They experienced been taken to a health care facility in Novoazovsk (in CADR – Sure Regions of the Donetsk Location).

“An additional 211 defenders had been evacuated to Olenivka by way of the humanitarian corridor and then returned to the territory under Ukraine’s control through an exchange treatment,” the statement said.

The actions aimed at rescuing the defenders who keep on being on Azovstal territory go on.

Hanna Malyar, Deputy Minister of Defence, explained that the Most important Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the Nationwide Guard and the Border Guard Provider had jointly released an operation to rescue the defenders of Mariupol besieged at the Azovstal steelworks.

“Many thanks to the defenders of Mariupol, we have acquired important time to construct reserves, regroup forces and obtain support from associates. All defenders of Mariupol have finished the jobs offered by the command in total. Sad to say, we do not have the ability to decrease the siege of Azovstal by military suggests. The most vital typical activity of  Ukraine and the total planet is to help save the lives of the defenders of Mariupol,” Hanna Malyar stressed.


On 16 May well, the Russian Ministry of Defence reported that an arrangement experienced been reached regarding the evacuation of wounded Ukrainian troopers from the besieged Azovstal plant in Mariupol to the Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine.

Later on, the commander of Azov Regiment, Denys Prokopenko, said that the defenders of Mariupol had done their process and that he required to preserve the life of his subordinates.

In the night, Reuters claimed that buses carrying Ukrainian navy personnel had remaining the territory of the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol.