The Heat: Evacuations in Ukraine

The Heat

Featured Video Play IconAzovstal steel plant employee Natalia Usmanova (L), 37, who was evacuated from Mariupol, is seen along with other evacuees near a temporary accommodation centre during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the village of Bezimenne in the Donetsk Region, Ukraine May 1, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko

After weeks of ceasefire negotiations, a safe corridor was organized to evacuate civilians from a steel plant in Mariupol.

More than a hundred left in buses but despite the deal, according to the Ukrainian foreign minister, Russia continues to shell the plant.

To discuss:

  • Pavlo Kukhta is the Former Ukrainian Acting Minister of Economy.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a Professor of History at American University.
  • Yuval Weber is Research Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University.
  • Josef Gregory Mahoney is Professor of Politics and International Relations at East China Normal University.


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