Nearly 1,000 Ukrainian fighters holed up in Mariupol's Azovstal steelworks have now surrendered, according to Russia's defence ministry.
It says 694 fighters from the Ukrainian military and Azov battalion have surrendered over the past 24 hours.
The ministry says the total who have now surrendered is 959 (this includes the 265 it said left in the first evacuations on Monday).
Those leaving the steelworks are being taken to Russian-controlled territory.
Ukrainian authorities have not given an update on how many fighters have left Azovstal today.
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