In this photo taken from a video released by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, wounded Ukrainian servicemen are seen in a bus as they are evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine. Russia said 900 Ukrainian soldiers have been taken to a former prison colony, in a Russian-controlled part of Donetsk. Speaking on Wednesday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, citing Russia's defense ministry, that 959 Ukrainian fighters, including 51 with severe wounds, "have laid down their arms over two days." While the injured were receiving medical care at a hospital in the pro-Russian "Donetsk People's Republic" in the Donbas region of east Ukraine, "the rest were sent to a pre-trial detention center," she said, in Olenivka, where a former prison colony is located. On Monday, Ukraine's human rights ombudsman said on Telegram that the Russian military was holding more than 3,000 . . . read the full article here.
Keywords: sent, prison, taken, commanders, soldiers, russia, moscow, mariupol, evacuated, seen, ukrainian, dismissing, russian, uk, colony, ministry, camp
DATE: 2014, Monday, Feb. 24, Tuesday, two days, Wednesday, May 17, 2022, earlier this week
NORP: Russian, Azovstal, Ukrainian, pro-Russian
CARDINAL: 51, 900, 959, more than 3,000