Oleksey Arestovich, adviser to the president, said in an interview that Russia Although their forces wanted to enter Piski, they “didn’t succeed”
“The situation in Piski is tense. The city is ours, but scattered pockets of resistance remain in the north and west.” – one of the separatists of the so-called “Donetsk People’s Republic”. Danil Bezsonov wrote on Telegram on August 11.
It was not possible to independently confirm what any of the parties said.
Reinforcements are sent to Lugansk
In 2014 of Ukraine Having annexed the Crimean region, Moscow began to support the separatists of Donetsk and Lugansk regions in Donbas.
The governor of Lugansk supported by Kiev Sergey Gaidai of August 10said that Russia increases its forces in the area, and sends a large number of mercenaries from the Kremlin-affiliated Wagner private security company.
of August 10There was intense shooting in Dnepropetrovsk region. President Volodymyr Zelensky’s chief of staff Andrey Yermak He blamed the Russian forces for attacks near the Zaporozhye NPP. He said that Russian forces of Ukraine they know they can’t fire back to avoid causing an environmental disaster.
Russia has not commented on these claims. Ukraine it is also impossible to independently confirm the party’s statements. Moscow says it has not deliberately opened fire on civilians in the war.