Mariupol was completely seized on May 20, when the last of the defenders of Azovstal were evacuated from the steelworks into Russian captivity. The prisoners of war were promised to be exchanged, but their fate remains unknown.

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Recent news of death sentences and calling Azov (one of the several units now help captive in a prison) to be announced a terrorist organization, families and Ukrainian population are increasingly worried about their fate.

Monitoring the conditions of captivity and ensuring Geneva Conventions are respected is a priority.