The Ambassador of the Lugansk People’s Republic to Russia, Rodion Miroshnik, announces the cutting off of supplies to a group of Ukrainian soldiers after the Russian forces took control of the road leading from Seversk to Lysichansk.
Today, Thursday, the Ambassador of the Lugansk People’s Republic to Russia, Rodion Miroshnik, announced that his country’s forces have taken control of the road leading from Seversk to Lysechansk, adjacent to Severodonetsk, west of Lugansk, cutting off the supplies of about 7,000 Ukrainian soldiers.
“The Luhansk People’s Republic has taken control of the only road from Seversk to Lysechhansk, and supplies have been cut off for a group of 5-7 thousand Ukrainian soldiers,” Miroshnik wrote in Telegram.
The ambassador of the Luhansk Republic had announced earlier that Kyiv’s forces had mobilized between 5 and 7 thousand fighters of the Ukrainian armed groups in the city of Lyschansk.
A Source close to the forces of the Luhansk Republic confirmed to the Russian “TASS” news agency that “Ukrainian armed formations blew up a dam in the town of Malo Ryazantsevo, kilometers from the city of Lyschansk in the republic.”
It is noteworthy that the town of Malo Ryazantsevo is located near Lysechansk, and has a population of about 700 people.
Yesterday, the President of the Russian Republic of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that the members of the Chechen special forces regiment “Ahmed”, along with the allied forces, began to take control of the village of Kamishvakhi and the city of Zoloti in the Lugansk People’s Republic.
On April 18, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the start of the second phase of the special military operation in Ukraine, noting that “the operation in eastern Ukraine aims at the complete liberation of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics.”