The commander of the “Akhmat” regiment spoke about the tactics that allowed him to quickly capture Lisichansk.
LYSICHANSK, 3 July – RIA Novosti. The commander of the Akhmat regiment, Hero of Russia Zamid Chalaev, revealed the tactics of the Russian and Luhansk units, which made it possible to quickly capture Lisichansk.
“We expanded the front, we went to Lisichansk, but we had a front of up to 50 kilometers to ‘consume’ them. We knew that in Lisichansk at that time there were a lot of forces and vehicles and a lot of civilians. We were in the fields, in small villages, so that the civilians would not suffer, we were in the small villages to come at us. they had to, and we slowly, over a month and a half, ‘consumed’ them all,” he said in an interview with an RIA Novosti reporter.
According to him, some positions were deliberately given to withdraw the Armed Forces of Ukraine from densely populated areas.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Sunday the liberation of the Luhansk People’s Republic. As a result of successful hostilities, the allied forces gained complete control over Lisichansk, the last city in the republic with Ukrainian troops, and nearby settlements, the largest of which were Belogorovka, Novodruzhesk, Maloryazantsevo and Belaya Gora. The total area of the liberated areas the other day amounted to 182 square kilometers.
According to the RIA Novosti correspondent, the liberated Lisichansk residents raise Victory Banners and the Russian tricolor and congratulate each other and the fighters of the allied forces.
Since February 24, Russia has been conducting a military operation in Ukraine, which Vladimir Putin calls “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 to carry out the disarmament and gentrification of Ukraine, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass.
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