Russia said on Tuesday that 265 Ukrainian warriors, including a few dozen injured troops, gave up at the attacked Azovstal steel plant in Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol.
“Throughout the course of recent hours, 265 assailants set out their arms and gave up, including 51 intensely injured,” the guard service said.
The service added that those needing clinical consideration were moved to a medical clinic in the town of Novoazovsk. Asked by correspondents on Tuesday whether the Ukrainian warriors will be treated as war lawbreakers or detainees of war, President Vladimir Putin’s representative didn’t offer a response.
Mr. Putin “dependable that they would be treated by the applicable worldwide regulations,” Kremlin representative Dmitry Peskov said. Independently, the speaker of Russia’s lower place of parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, said that “Nazi lawbreakers ought not be dependent upon a detainee trade”.
While he didn’t make reference to Azovstal specifically, Moscow has on various events said that individuals from the Azov Battalion — considered “Nazi” by Russian specialists — are among the warriors caught at the steelworks. “As to Nazis, our position should stay unaltered: they are war hoodlums and we should do all that to deal with them,” Volodin said on informing application Telegram.
Ukraine’s safeguard service said late Monday that 264 Ukrainian contenders were emptied to Russia-controlled domain, including 53 “vigorously injured” troops. Ukraine’s Deputy Defense Minister Ganna Malyar said they would be liable to an “trade methodology”. Last month Moscow guaranteed control of Mariupol following a weeks-in length attack, yet many Ukrainian warriors remained stayed in underground passages underneath the enormous Azovstal modern zone, impeded by Russian soldiers.