The governor of the Lugansk region acknowledged that Ukrainian troops could be forced to “withdraw” from Severodnetsk “to more fortified positions”.
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Russian troops have managed to conquer “a large part” of the Ukrainian city severodonetskIn the East, the fight for the neighbor lisichansk It is causing “enormous destruction”, the region’s governor said on Wednesday.
The governor of the Lugansk region declared that the “Russian army” controlled a large part of Severodnetsk. The industrial sector is still in our hands, there are no Russians there. Fighting is happening only on the inner streets of the city.” Serguy GaidaiIn a message on Telegram.
Gaidai wrote, “The Russians are firing at everything, they are destroying all the houses in Severodnetsk with tanks and artillery. They are also firing on the industrial area, but the fighting continues and our boys protest in the streets. Huh.”
The twin city of Lisichansk remains in Ukrainian hands but is facing “powerful and chaotic” bombings, said the governor, who accused Russian troops of “Deliberately” Shoot at Hospitals and Distribution Centers for Humanitarian Aid Of that neighborhood
The Russians fired with “heavy caliber weapons, the destruction is enormous,” he continued.
Shortly before, Gaidai acknowledged that Ukrainian troops may be forced to “withdraw” from Severodnetsk “to more fortified positions”.
Severodnetsk and Lisichansk in Luhansk are the last major Kyiv-controlled urban corps and their fall would clear the way for them. Russia towards kramatorskthe actual administrative capital of the mining basin of donbsA region already partially dominated by pro-Russian separatists since 2014.
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