Frontline getting closer to major towns in east of Ukraine, says Luhansk Oblast governor
According to Serhii Gaidai, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are moving closer to the big cities of Luhansk region (Photo:REUTERS/Vitalii Hnidyi)
Ukrainian troops are getting closer to the major towns in Luhansk Oblast, in particular Rubizhne and Kreminna, where fierce fighting is going on, oblast governor Serhiy Hayday said on Nov. 15.
He said the residents can already "hear" the forward movement of the Ukrainian army, referring to the sounds of artillery and fighting.
He also said that the invaders fortifications were slowing down the Ukrainian troops in the region, as are its mine fields.
Gayday said the ground in Luhansk Obalast was “littered with the bodies of ‘the ruscists’ (Russian fascists),” which nobody was collecting.
He said that Russia was trying to concentrate its forces in the oblast.
Earlier, the General Staff of Ukraine reported that the invader are planning to evacuate civilians from the Russian-occupied Ukrainian towns of Kreminna, Severodonetsk and Rubizhne.
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