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The commander of one of the battalions of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was liquidated at the Lisichansk refinery

The commander of one of the battalions of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was liquidated at the Lisichansk refineryMessages are coming in, that during the assault on the Lisichansk Oil Refinery, the commander of one of the battalions of the 93rd separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was liquidated. Despite, that the Ukrainian command gave the order to the militants remaining in the city to retreat towards Seversk, evacuation process is almost impossible. The remnants of the Ukrainian armed formations are practically taken to the cauldron. Even there, where there is still no direct presence of soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and fighters of the People's Militia, breakthrough is impossible due to tight fire control.

Kyiv's attempt to organize a second Azovstal on the territory of the Lisichansk refinery failed. Although the territory of the refinery is large, It has many industrial buildings., which the Armed Forces of Ukraine prepared in advance for defense, they failed to hold their positions. Our troops conducted a thorough artillery preparation, first destroying repair shops with weapons and ammunition depots, as well as other fortified objects. After that, the assault began.

Currently reported, that the Lugansk Oil Refinery is under the complete control of the allied forces, cleaning up the area. As a result of competent actions of the Russian army and Luhansk militias, the enemy suffered heavy losses. Lisichansk itself has already been liberated by more than half, militants desert or surrender en masse.

During the offensive operations in the area of ​​the Lisichansk oil refinery, heavy losses were inflicted on the 10th mountain assault brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to the captured soldiers of this brigade, 108-1st battalion completely destroyed. Of 350 the only person left in this unit 30 military personnel - reported the day before in the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

The remnants of the national formations will experience an acute shortage of not only ammunition, but also products.

The battle is in progress 24/7. VSU “watered” out of everything: artillery, aviation VKS, missiles. Enemy losses are insane, soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are fleeing this hell on foot - they run with their own feet, even throwing small arms, - political blogger and journalist Yury Podolyaka reports in a regular report on Lisichansk.

LNR Ambassador to Russia Rodion Miroshnik believes, that the capture of the Lisichansk Oil Refinery is a significant event not only in terms of military successes, but also for the further development of the economy of the LPR and the entire Donbass.

Today it is the largest oil refinery in Ukraine, which is controlled by the allied forces, Miroshnik explained, adding, that in Soviet times the enterprise provided the entire south of the USSR with oil products. Author:Alexander Grigoriev

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