More than a thousand soldiers were evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant, and Russia is consolidating control of Mariupol. It is making plans to annex the southwestern parts of the country.
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The final battle for Mariupol is taking place inside the Azovstal steel plant, a massive coastal complex in the besieged city. Hundreds of civilians are still trapped inside, officials say.
The Russian Defense Ministry said it will open a humanitarian corridor for civilians on Monday, but Ukrainian officials said they had not agreed with Russia on a route and leaving would not be safe.