Author: VOA News

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine. Recap of May 16 FIGHTING * More than 260 Ukrainian fighters were evacuated from the Azovstal steel plant in the besieged port city of Mariupol, Ukrainian officials said. * Ukraine said its forces had pushed back Russian troops in the Kharkiv region in a counter-offensive that allowed the Ukrainians to reach the Russian border. * Russian forces focused their latest attacks in Ukraine on the Donetsk region in the east, targeting civilian and military sites in multiple towns, the Ukrainian military said. ECONOMY * Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said…

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