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Ukraine's Alamo: The Siege of Azovstal

Imagine being trapped below ground for weeks, surrounded by soldiers, bombs dropping just a few feet above your head.


Food is scarce, rats are everywhere. Is survival possible? And what would it even look like? A trip back home, or to a Russian prison?


That was the situation during the siege of the Azovstal Steel Plant in Mariupol, Ukraine. 


Michael Schwirtz of the New York Times has put together a comprehensive look at the siege, which is being called Ukraine’s Alamo and he’s joining us today to describe what he found.


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