Russia and Ukraine persist in their attempts to secure evacuation of civilians from the Ukrainian cities which were completely or partially blockaded by the joint Russian and LDPR forces.
On March 8, despite the fact that the attempts to secure the humanitarian corridors from the most affected cities like Mariupol failed once again, there were the first successes in other regions. A humanitarian corridor in the city of Sumy allowed for the evacuation of 723 foreigners from India, China, Jordan and Tunisia have been evacuated along the Sumy-Poltava route, said Colonel-General Mikhail Mizintsev, head of the National Defense Control Center of the Russian Federation.
The success was likely due to the mass protests carried out by the foreigners, mainly students, when they blamed the Ukrainian authorities…
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