Russia Claims Ukrainian Army Units Are Pulling Out Of Severodonetsk

Ukrainian and Russian troops engaged in heavy combating in and round Severodonetsk.


Russia’s military mentioned Saturday that some Ukrainian army items had been withdrawing from the important thing metropolis of Severodonetsk in japanese Ukraine.

“Some items of the Ukrainian military, having suffered essential losses throughout combating for Severodonetsk, are pulling out in direction of Lysychansk,” Severodonetsk’s twin metropolis, which sits simply throughout a river, the defence ministry mentioned in a press release.

It added nevertheless that some Ukrainian fighters remained within the metropolis.

“The Ukrainian authorities, having realised that it was inconceivable to withstand additional and to carry on to the commercial zone of Severodonetsk, ordered a blended tactical unit to mine the tanks containing nitrate and nitric acid within the Azot manufacturing unit,” it mentioned.

Russia’s military mentioned this group nonetheless within the metropolis included “survivors” of the 79th Air Assault Brigade and members of the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces.

It claimed the Ukrainian military sought to infect the world and “delay” the Russian army operation.

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