Seven humanitarian corridors have opened to evacuate Mariupol residents: Deputy PM

The seven corridors will allow the residents to be transported to Zaporizhia (about 140 miles northwest of Mariupol), Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said on Telegram.

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“Despite the promises of its leadership, the occupying forces do not allow anyone to travel to Mariupol,” she said in the post.

“The [Russian] occupiers blocked the representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Manhush,” she added, noting that additional evacuation routes have been planned for Manhush, via bus to the port city of Berdyansk, which will then travel to Zaporizhia.

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The deputy PM’s message included an evacuation route via vehicular transport planned for the port city of Berdyansk, to Zaporizhia, and an evacuation route in Vaslyivka.

Before/after views of apartment buildings and damage, Zelinskovo Street (Location: 47.105, 37.514)

Before/after views of apartment buildings and damage, Zelinskovo Street (Location: 47.105, 37.514) (Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies.)

“In addition, 15 buses are currently waiting to pass at the checkpoint in Vasylivka to evacuate people from Berdyansk,” she added.

In a previous statement, Vereshchuk encouraged the world to help convince Russia to release captured Ukrainians.

“We demand everyone on whom it depends to do everything possible to make sure our civilians, our mayors, our clergymen, journalists, activists are released,” she said.  

Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies.

Satellite image ©2022 Maxar Technologies.

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