Russia invades Ukraine, combat for Donbas starts

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(Azov Battalion)
(Azov Battalion)

New video pictures of girls and youngsters, purportedly sheltering within the basement of the Azovstal metal plant within the besieged Ukrainian port town of Mariupol, had been revealed Monday night on Telegram. 

The video used to be posted through the Azov Battalion, a unit that started as an ultra-nationalist armed forces however has since built-in into the Ukrainian defense force. The video used to be later shared through the Ukrainian Ministry of International Affairs.

It sounds as if to turn dozens of youngsters and households who’ve been sheltering for weeks within the basement of the plant the place Ukrainian forces are preserving out in opposition to Russian assaults.

CNN can’t test the authenticity of the video, or when it used to be taken. On the other hand, after reviewing hundreds of footage and movies of the Azovstal metal plant, the partitions of the safe haven seem to check the lime-green painted partitions of the metal plant’s basements.

Some context: Commander of the Azov Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel Denys Prokopenko, in Mariupol stated in a video posted Monday on Telegram that Russian forces were firing “willingly” at the Azovstal steelworks manufacturing facility, the place masses of civilians are sheltering along Ukrainian forces.

Prokopenko stated that amongst the ones sheltering are, “other folks of every age, ladies, youngsters, and households of Mariupol defenders. They’re sheltering within the basements and bunkers from the ‘Russian international’.” 

Myhailo Vershynin, the manager of the Mariupol Patrol Police, additionally instructed CNN that girls, youngsters and the aged had been amongst the ones sheltering throughout the metal plant.

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