Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visited Azovmash in Mariupol Khusnullin assessed the conditions for restoration work in Muriupol, he also visited Azovmash, which produces railcars and equipment for the production of steel and iron. The head of the DPR warned about the “construction of an unprecedented scale” .jpg” alt=”Russian Deputy Prime Minister visited Azovmash in Mariupol” />


Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin visited Mariupol and Volnovakha to assess restoration work and “non-standard” approaches to “construction on an unprecedented scale in a very short time”, said Denis Pushilin, head of the Donetsk People's Republic, on Telegram.

He clarified that Khusnullin visited the Azovmash machine-building enterprise. and the commercial port of Mariupol, this month they plan to ship the “first products” through it; from the DNR. The Deputy Prime Minister suggested using the port of Mariupol as a transport hub for building materials.

“Restoration of peaceful life begins in the regions. A lot of work. We will help, in particular, it is necessary to carry out large-scale work in terms of providing humanitarian assistance!»,— Khusnullin wrote in his Telegram channel.

Khusnullin's representative declined to comment further.

“Azovmash” founded in 1958, the plant produced railway cars and tanks, mining equipment, refueling equipment, equipment for the production of steel and iron, casting for heavy, transport and power engineering. The production supplied products to Russia, Kazakhstan, the Czech Republic, Finland, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey, Bulgaria, India and other countries.

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At the end of April, the mayor of Mariupol, appointed by the DPR authorities, Konstantin Ivashchenko, expressed confidence that Azovmash and the Ilyich plant will carry out restoration work, while Azovstal will not be restored. “There were very serious blows to him,” — he explained.

Ivashchenko estimated in early April that up to 20% of Mariupol's housing stock could not be restored, and about 60-70% of the houses were damaged in some way. Now the construction expertise is working in the city, he continued, it will determine the timing of the restoration of the city.

At the same time, the mayor of Mariupol, Vadym Boychenko, appointed by the Ukrainian authorities, estimated the degree of damage to the city infrastructure at 90%, of which 40% cannot be restored.< /p>

Fighting near Mariupol, the second largest city in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, began shortly after the announcement of the Russian military operation on 24 February. The DPR units blocked the city by February 28, at the end of March, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, announced the storming of the city. By mid-April, Kadyrov said Russian forces controlled 98% of Mariupol. On April 21, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported on the capture of the city, while the president instructed to cancel the assault on Azovstal.

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