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.
- 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.
🇺🇦Ukraine morning briefing:
1️⃣Ukraine 'past the point of negotiations'
2️⃣Thousands transported from Ukraine to Russia
3️⃣Mariupol civilian evacuations to continue
4️⃣Patel faces legal action over Ukraine visashttps://t.co/3Ir3sUFt17
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) May 3, 2022
A U.S. official has warned that Russia plans to annex much of eastern Ukraine later this month. The Mariupol steel mill that has become the city’s last stronghold of resistance came under renewed assault after the first evacuation of civilians. https://t.co/92GDF2eIgU
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 3, 2022