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Russia calls on the forces surrounded by Ukraine in Mariupol to surrender

Russia has called on the last Ukrainian troops fighting in Mariupol to lay down their arms on Sunday and observe a one-hour ceasefire that it says will allow them to leave the battlefield unharmed as it approaches the capture of the strategic port city in weeks. on heavy bombing.

The Russian armed forces gave Ukrainian troops local time until noon to comply. At the time, there were no signs that the city’s defenders had capitulated.