Mariupol has suffered some of the worst physical destruction of any other place in Ukraine during the full-scale invasion. But the..
City in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
Mariupol is a city in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine. It is situated on the northern coast (Pryazovia) of the Sea of Azov, at the mouth of the Kalmius River. Prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, it was the tenth-largest city in the country and the second-largest city in Donetsk Oblast, with an estimated population of 425,681 people in January 2022; Ukrainian authorities estimate the population of Mariupol at approximately 120,000. Mariupol has been occupied by Russian forces since May 2022.
Mariupol now a 'rebuilt city' and Ukrainian forces should have surrendered earlier, Putin's ambassador to UK says
Vladimir Putin's ambassador to the UK says the Ukrainian city of Mariupol, which Russian forces razed to the ground, is now..