The enemy managed to throw mobile pontoon crossings across the river, the head of the Lugansk regional military administration shared.
Serious battles are taking place in parts of the Lugansk region, Sergei Gaidai said / photo REUTERS
Very serious battles are going on in the Luhansk region in the area of Belogorivka and Rubizhne.
Fighting is being carried out on both sides of the highway to Bakhmut (“the road of life”), said the head of the Luhansk regional military administration, Sergei Gaidai.
“We are having very serious battles in the area of Rubizhne and in the area of Belogorovka. There, if you look at the map, in principle, there are fights on almost two sides from the side of Popasna, from the side of Belogorovka – this is on both sides of the highway that leads to Bakhmut That is, Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Bakhmut – this is the only such link through which we can bring in humanitarian supplies and take people out,” he said.
According to him, the enemy was able to transfer mobile pontoon crossings across the river, began to transfer equipment, but something went wrong – the tanks turned over, but the enemy was able to transfer some part of the equipment. The official added that in terms of the crossing, today could be quite decisive.
“Today, in principle, will be quite decisive in terms of this crossing. If the enemy managed to gain a foothold there, they would further develop the offensive and reach the highway. .
Recall that Russian troops invaded Ukraine early in the morning on February 24.
The enemy first bombed military facilities, and then attacked civilians, in particular, in the settlements of the Luhansk region.
On May 9, the evacuation from the Lugansk region will not be carried out, since the enemy fired at the Lisichansk-Bakhmut highway.