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Ukrainian border guards sing the national anthem at the Azovstal plant


Ukrainian border guards are trying to resist the Russian assault by singing the national anthem at the Azovstal steel plant.

Ukraine’s border guard released a video on Friday showing a group of soldiers in combat clothing, most wearing helmets and rifles in their hands, singing the national anthem in a small basement room.

The service said the fighters were border guards helping to defend the Azovstal steel plant, the last stronghold of Ukrainian forces to resist Russian invaders in the strategic port city of Mariupol on the Sea of ​​Azov.

Reuters could not independently check the video.

If Ukrainian police sing the national anthem at the Azovstal plant, the wives of the fighters there demand humanitarian color

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Dozens of women gathered in central Kiev on Wednesday (April 27th) chanting “Save Mariupol” and “Save Azovstal” as Ukrainian soldiers and civilians remain housed in the huge Azovstal steel plant in the southern city of Mariupol.

Protesters, including the wives of Azov fighters, had their faces covered in red paint that mimicked blood and held soft toys and children’s clothes covered in red paint, symbolizing children trapped inside the factory, according to Reuters.

The slogan chanted by the women from the protest was “Save Mariupol”, in an address to the world political elites
The soldiers’ wives called on world leaders, especially Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, to negotiate a humanitarian corridor for civilians and military personnel to leave the city.

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“We call on the world community and world leaders to become guarantors and send their representatives, who will provide a green corridor for our Ukrainian warriors and civilians to leave Mariupol, the Azovstal steel plant,” said Yuliia, a soldier’s wife. Azov.

Ukrainian officials have described the situation in Mariupol, a strategic port on the Sea of ​​Azov, as a “humanitarian catastrophe.”

On Monday (April 25th), Russia announced plans to open a humanitarian corridor for civilians to leave the Azovstal plant, but Kiev has denied reaching an agreement with Russia.

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