Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Mariupol partisans set Russian warehouse on fire, advisor confirms

Partisans in Mariupol
A warehouse of Russian invaders on fire in occupied Mariupol. Credit: Screenshot
Mariupol partisans set Russian warehouse on fire, advisor confirms

In the occupied city of Mariupol, partisans set on fire a warehouse used by Russian forces to store their belongings, said Petro Andriushchenko, the advisor to the city’s mayor.

Russia destroyed and overran Mariupol, a port city on the Azov Sea coast in Donetsk Oblast, home to nearly 500,000 people, early in its full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

Most Mariupolites did not have a chance to evacuate, and the exact number of civilian casualties, estimated in the tens of thousands, remains unknown to this day.

Even after two years of occupation, Mariupol residents continue waiting for Ukrainian liberation and help the Ukrainian military to eliminate collaborators and Russian soldiers.

According to Andriushchenko, the «Ї» group of the Mariupol resistance movement is responsible for the arson. He said the warehouse was located at the “Evrobud” enterprise, which assisted Russian invaders since the first day of the occupation.

The official noted that apart from the construction materials, the occupiers partially stored their belongings in this warehouse after the explosions at the former “Roshen” confectionery factory.

Earlier in May, ten Russian soldiers died in Mariupol due to “mysterious” Easter cakes, sausages, and lard presented to them.

“The taste was not just excellent but “lethally” delicious. Enjoy your meal!” said Atesh underground movement fighting on Ukraine’s side.

The Atesh movement was created in September 2022 after the Russian full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

They claim to have developed a network of saboteurs inside the Russian military and have created a course instructing Russian soldiers how to wreck their own equipment. In February 2023, they claimed 4,000 Russian soldiers were learning in their online course.

Read more:

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!