Mariupol, Russia’s new ultimatum in Kiev

A new ultimatum has arrived in the past few hours from the Russian Defense Ministry for the surrender of the Ukrainian fighters who resist in the besieged city of Mariupol, in the Azovstal steel plant. Russia, the Guardian reported giving news of a statement released in the early hours of today, says that “once again” will offer Ukraine the opportunity to “stop fighting and lay down their weapons” from 2pm today, Moscow time (13 in Italy). Meanwhile, bombings have been reported in the past few hours in the city of Mykolaiv, in southern Ukraine. “Again explosions in Mykolayiv”, the mayor of the city, Oleksandr Syenkevych, denounced via Telegram in the early hours of today, who urged the inhabitants to take shelter.