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Russia makes small gains in Lysychansk, takes over parts of oil refinery

Russia makes small gains in Lysychansk, takes over parts of oil refinery


Russian forces have been in a position to make small good points within the Lysychansk space, taking components of an oil refinery, positioned on the outskirts of the town, the pinnacle of the Luhansk area navy administration, Serhii Hayday, mentioned on Friday. 

“The occupiers are assaulting the Lysychansk oil refinery, holding the northwestern and southeastern components of the plant,” Hayday mentioned in a Telegram publish.

Large image: The Ukrainian Armed Forces Basic Workers mentioned: “[Russia] is concentrating its fundamental efforts on encircling our troops within the Lysychansk space from the south and west, establishing full management over the Luhansk area.”

Hayday made an identical evaluation. 

“The enemy tries in useless to encompass the Ukrainian navy, attacking Lysychansk from the south and west,” he mentioned. 

Russian forces have additionally made a renewed assault on the Bakhmut-Lysychansk freeway, the principle provide line into the town, however had been repelled by Ukrainian forces, Hayday added.

Inside the town: The state of affairs stays dire for the almost 15,000 residents that stay in Lysychansk.

“The residents of Lysychansk spent nearly 24 hours in basements and homes. The shelling of the town could be very intense,” Hayday mentioned. “Many residential homes and industrial services caught hearth.”

Elsewhere in jap Ukraine, the Russian navy additionally intensified the shelling of Kramatorsk and Sloviansk, based on the Ukrainian Armed Forces Basic Workers.

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