Donetsk, Mar 3 - DAN. Russian armed forces and the Donetsk People’s Republic militia continue with the measures towards liberating Mariupol from Ukrainian neo-Nazis, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday.

“We are implementing measures to liberate the towns of Volnovakha and Mariupol from Ukrainian neo-Nazis,” Basurin said.

As of now, the DPR has taken 36 settlements under control in successful fighting since the beginning of the liberation operation.

The DPR and LPR militias, supported by Russian armed forces are liberating the occupied areas of Donbass as part of the special operation aimed at de-militarization and denazification of Ukraine.*jk