Contents tagged with Lyman

  • Russian General Lapin dismissed from his post after being accused by Kadyrov of surrendering Lyman

    Russian Colonel-General Alexander Lapin, who has recently been criticized by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has been removed from the post of commander of the Central Military District, reported the Russian news agency RBC, citing the TV channel Grozny.

    There has been no official information from the Russian Defense Ministry yet.

    Colonel-General Lapin has recently been repeatedly criticized by the head of Chechnya Kadyrov, as well as the co-founder of the Wagner PMC Yevgeny Prigozhin. …

  • Kyiv: about 5 thousand Russian troops are encircled in Lyman

    As of the morning of October 1, about 5,000 Russian troops remain in the city of Lyman, Donetsk region, said the head of the Luhansk military administration, Serhiy Haidai.

    "About Lyman. The occupiers asked their leadership for the permission to leave, they were refused. Now they have three options: either try to break through, surrender, or die together. There are about 5 thousand of them, there is no exact number yet," he said.

    Haidai stressed that 5 thousand is an unprecedented number. …

  • Russian troops are trying to withdraw from Lyman

    The Russian troops are trying to get out of the Lyman "cauldron", said the Ukrainian journalism, Yuri Butusov.

    According to him, the Russian troops are now withdrawing from Lyman as the city is being encircled by Ukrainian Forces. Russians realize that they cannot hold on to it any longer.

    "Russian troops are fleeing from Lyman. Defensive barriers have been set up to cover the withdrawal," the journalist said.

    He added that the Russian troops are moving to a new defensive line, along the R-66 …

  • Russian defense lines collapsing near Lyman under pincer attack of Ukrainian Forces

    Russian telegram channels and military propagandists are sounding an alarm because of a difficult situation for the Russian army near Lyman, Donetsk Oblast. The military telegram channel Rybar (one of the largest in Russia) reports that the units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces attacked from Lozove, Lyman district, and  broke through the Russian defense lines. Now the Russian troops are facing a threat of encirclement.

    Russian military sources claim that if Ukrainian Forces manage to reach …