Enemy attempting breakthrough in Luhansk Oblast, evacuation ongoing – local governor

5 May, 09:14 PM
Governor Haidai says that the situation in the Luhansk Oblast is difficult (Photo:REUTERS/Serhii Nuzhnenko)

Governor Haidai says that the situation in the Luhansk Oblast is difficult (Photo:REUTERS/Serhii Nuzhnenko)

Invading Russian forces are trying to break through Ukraine’s defenses near Bilohorivka and from Rubizhne, Luhansk Oblast Governor Serhiy Haidai said in a Telegram update posted on May 5.

“The situation is very difficult,” Haidai wrote. “The enemy is trying to make a breakthrough near Bilohorivka, as well as from the town of Rubizhne."

According to him, even today evacuations from the oblast are continuing.

“Even today, we were also conducting evacuations, taking people out,” he said.

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At the same time, Haidai said that the circumstances could change in a day, and even in an hour.

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