Contents tagged with Luhansk

  • Kyiv: Putin has ordered Russian troops to fully capture Donetsk and Luhansk regions by March

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian troops to capture the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions by March, said the representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Andriy Chernyak.

    According tot him, there are signs that Russia is preparing for a new attempt at a massive offensive to capture the east of Ukraine.

    "We are seeing that the Russian-occupation troops are redeploying additional assault groups, units, weapons and military …

  • Luhansk Region Governor: Ukrainian Forces continue to advance towards Kreminna

    The head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Haidai, said that Ukrainian troops are advancing gradually in the Kreminna direction. Russians are trying to counterattack with no success.

    According to Haidai, the situation in this sector of the front is difficult, but fully controlled by the Ukrainian Forces.

    “The village of Bilohorivka in the Donetsk region is under constant enemy shelling. All enemy attacks there are repulsed by our defenders. As for the Svatove-Kreminna …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian troops have advanced 2.5 kilometers towards Kreminna over the past week

    Over the past week, Ukrainian troops have advanced 2.5 km in the direction of the city of Kreminna, Luhansk region, said at a briefing the Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the Ukrainian General Staff, Brigadier General Oleksii Gromov.

    "Our soldiers continue offensive actions near the city of Kreminna. Within a week, the Ukrainian defenders advanced up to 2.5 km in the direction of this city," Gromov said.

    He added that along with this, according to the officers of the …

  • Russian attack near Kreminna fails, Ukrainian Forces advance further towards the city

    The Ukrainian Forces have advanced another 1.5 kilometers in the direction of Kreminna, taking new positions near the village of Dibrova in the Luhansk region, reported the military expert, coordinator of the group "Information Resistance" Alexander Kovalenko. Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the Ukrainian General Staff Brigadier General Oleksiy Gromov has confirmed at a briefing the success of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    On his Facebook page, Kovalenko noted that over the …

  • Kyiv: rainy weather slows down Ukraine’s offensive in Luhansk region

    Rainy weather prevents the Ukrainian Armed Forces from moving faster towards the cities of Svatove and Kreminna in the Luhansk region which are still held by Russian troops, said the head of the Luhansk Regional Military-Civil Administration Serhiy Haidai.

    "In the direction of Svetove-Kreminna, there the Ukrainian Armed Forces are gradually moving forward. Now the weather conditions do not allow to move faster. Because the rains and muddy soil are viscous: the equipment, even tanks, just bog …

  • Ukrainian military command: liberation of Luhansk region will not be quick

    “The operation to liberate the Luhansk region will not be quick. The Russians have strengthened their positions using the militants of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic and the forces previously deployed in the Kharkiv region, “said the speaker of the Eastern group of the Ukrainian Forces, Serhiy Cherevaty on the the Ukrainian TV channel 1+1."The enemy has a large formation there. This is the so-called LPR, which they used as a springboard for an attack on us, including creating this …

  • Hundreds of newly mobilized Russians who refuse to fight held in cellars in Luhansk region

    As far as 300 newly mobilized Russians are being held in a cellar in Zaitsevo, Luhansk region, for refusing to go to the front line, write independent Russian journalists from the project ASTRA, citing the relatives of the detainees.

    "My husband says that there are already about 300 of them there (ASTRA managed to confirm the names of 42 of them). More people are constantly being brought in. This is a large cellar in the House of Culture in Zaitseve. They are fed once a day: one dry food …

  • Kyiv: Russia has moved its remaining most capable forces from Kherson to Luhansk region

    Russians are transferring their remaining most capable troops to the Luhansk region. Among them are paratroopers who were previously deployed in the Kherson region, said the head of the Luhansk regional military administration, Serhiy Haidai, on air of Ukrainian 1+1 channel.

    "We can say that these are the remaining best soldiers that the Russian Federation has, because the rest are newly mobilized, Kadyrov fighters, Wagner mercenaries whom Prigozhin recruited in prisons. These are paratroopers …

  • Newly mobilized Russian battalion destroyed by Ukrainian military in Luhansk region

    The Ukrainian military destroyed a battalion of mobilized Russians from the Voronezh region near the village of Makiivka in the Svatove district of the Luhansk region. The death toll is several hundred people, reported the Russian news outlet Verstka, citing one of the survivors, Alexei Agafonov.

    According to his estimates, the death toll may exceed 500 people.

    Agafonov said that the commander of the newly mobilized, who were undergoing military training in the military unit 2079, promised …

  • Kyiv: Ukrainian troops advancing in Luhansk region

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces are advancing in the Luhansk region, despite difficult weather conditions.

    Russians are losing control over the Luhansk region as the Ukrainian troops advance towards the key cities: Kreminna and Svatove, said head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration Serhiy Haidai.

    "There is an advance of our defenders in the direction of Kreminna and Svatove ," said Haidai.

    According to him, the pace of the counteroffensive is slowed down by difficult weather …