logo_headerSunday, October 2, 2022

externalDefense Ministry: 'Decisive battles' near Sievierodonetsk, as Russia aims to reach borders of Luhansk Oblast by June 26.

This item is part of our running news digest

June 20, 2022 4:34 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
Share:

According to Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Maliar, Russia has gathered almost all of its forces to storm the settlements surrounding Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk Oblast, and to break through Ukrainian forces' defenses and surround them. “Our troops are doing everything possible to hold these territories and prevent the encirclement,” Maliar said as quoted by the Ukrainska Pravda media outlet.

externalGo to the source of this newsSEE OUR NEWS DIGEST
The Kyiv Independent news desk
Author:  The Kyiv Independent news desk
Independent journalism
for an independent Ukraine
Independence is an expensive currency. Both Ukraine and its journalists are paying a high price to preserve its independence. Support Ukraine's trusted journalism in its darkest hour.