Valeria bids farewell in a Facebook post shared by the National Guard of Ukraine. She writes: “You were my legal husband for three days. And for eternity you are my love. My dear caring husband. You were and are the best.”
According to the post, Valeria promised her husband that she would get out of the siege – and live for the two of them.
The Ukrainian leadership is proposing to the Russian military a trade deal for the im steel mill Azovstal in Mariupol entrenched last defenders of the port city. “We are transporting our seriously wounded boys in a humanitarian corridor from Azovstal,” Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said, according to Ukrajinska Pravda. At the same time, the Ukrainian military is releasing Russian prisoners of war “under standard rules for their exchange”.