According to the mayor of the city, it was decided not to surrender the city.
We shall remind you that previously the civilians of Konotop were threatened by the occupiers. The ultimatum: aerial bombing or surrender of the city
Artem Semenikhin, the mayor of Konotop says: "The Russians came to us and said that I should give the city under their control. I said 'Go to hell! You are the occupiers." And they: "We are not occupiers. We are a special operation. Let's cooperate. Buryn is cooperating. I say, we will not cooperate. Such a p****. They are on their way to us at 12.00. We prepare cocktails and weapons and fight."
Later it became known that the mayor of Konotop said that the occupiers had issued an ultimatum: either he surrenders the city, or the city is destroyed by artillery. The mayor and residents are now deciding what to do next.