Representative of the LPR People’s Militia Marochko announced active battles within the borders of Severodonetsk
MOSCOW, May 18 – RIA Novosti. In Severodonetsk, the war is already taking place inside the city, the operation to rescue it continues in the “active stage”, declaration On Wednesday, Lieutenant Colonel Andrey Marochko of the LPR People’s Militia.
“In the settlement of Severodonetsk, conflicts are already taking place inside the city, and in the direction of Lisichansk we control this settlement, we inflict fire damage on the equipment clusters and armed forces of Ukraine, we are on the outskirts of this settlement,” Marochko said. I said. “In principle, the operation to liberate these settlements is at an active stage,” he said on Channel One’s broadcast.
Russia launched a military operation against Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin described his goal as “protecting people who have been subjected to eight years of bullying and genocide by the Kyiv regime.” According to him, for this it is planned “demilitarization and gentrification of Ukraine” in order to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass.
According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces attack only the military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops, and as of March 25 they have completed the main tasks of the first stage – they have significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass.
The main directions of the offensive of the Russian troops in the southeast, together with the DPR units, is the largest city of Mariupol in the Azov region (the city is completely controlled by the RF Armed Forces, only the settled militants remained in Azovstal) and the LPR – together with the Severodonetsk people’s militia.
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