Ukrainian forces in Mariupol, encircled by Russians, appear to ignore calls to surrender

Published April 17, 2022 at 9:37 AM EDT
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A man gestures as a train for internally displaced people prepares to leave the main railway station in Zaporijia, southern Ukraine, on April 17.

A Sunday morning deadline for Ukrainian forces to surrender in the besieged city of Mariupol has passed without any indication that Ukraine has given in to the Russian ultimatum. Meanwhile, Russia is launching artillery and missile strikes against cities and civilians in Ukraine's east and south.

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