Contents tagged with Lysychansk

  • Luhansk People’s Republic Minister of Emergency Services killed in Ukrainian strike on Lysychansk

    The so-called "head of the Emergency Services" of the self-proclaimed "Luhansk People's Republic" (LPR), Alexey Poteleshchenko, was killed in a strike by the Ukrainian Armed Forces on a bakery in Lysychansk on February 3, reports the Russian news agency Interfax, citing a source within the regional security forces. According to Interfax, the number of fatalities resulting from the strike stands at 28 people.

    The death of Poteleshchenko was confirmed by the leader of the LPR, Leonid Pasechnik, …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian Forces do not intend to withdraw from Lysychansk

    Units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces do not plan to leave Lysychansk, said on Thursday, June 30, Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Brigadier Okeksiy Gromov.

    "At this time, there are no plans for withdrawal of the units that defend Lysychansk. Defensive operations of the city continue. In the morning, the enemy also began attacks on our defenders from different directions. Our troops are carrying out their tasks. The battle …

  • Russian troops attacking Lysychansk

    The Russian Army is focused on capturing Lysychansk, which remains the last unoccupied city in the Luhansk region, said the head of the Luhansk regional administration Serhiy Haidai.

    "After capturing Severodonetsk, the enemy concentrated all its forces on capturing the last fortress of the Luhansk region - Lysychansk," said Haidai.

    According to Haidai, the enemy carries out airstrikes on the city, and is also shelling the town of Bila Hora.

    "There is a lot of destruction. Lysychansk is …