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⚠️ The Ukrainian side has requested a humanitarian corridor to evacuate civilians (women, children and the elderly) at Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk to Kiev-controlled territory in Lisichansk. Taking into account that on June 13, 2022, the last bridge over the Seversky Donets River towards Lisichansk was blown up by the Ukrainian armed forces on the orders of the Kiev authorities in order to prevent the retreat of the territorial defence units, it is not possible to safely evacuate in this direction. Nationalist battalion fighters, retreating from residential areas of Severodonetsk, deliberately drove hundreds of civilians out of the city into the industrial zone of Azot chemical plant in order to use them as human shield. Understanding the hopelessness of the situation of their armed formations, we consider the appeal by the Ukrainian side for the alleged rescue of civilians to be an attempt to withdraw the surrounded surviving units. Thus, there are all signs of a repeat of Mariupol scenario.
⚠️ The Russian Armed Forces and formations of the Lugansk People’s Republic are ready to conduct a humanitarian operation to evacuate civilians, following humane principles. For this purpose, a humanitarian corridor is opening on June 15, 2022 in the northern direction (to Svatovo, Lugansk People’s Republic). Safe evacuation of all civilians, without exception, and their transport in humanitarian convoys to temporary accommodation centres are guaranteed.
❗️ In recent weeks, incidents involving the shooting of Ukrainian servicemen in the back by nationalist units have become more frequent in areas of military operations. Ukrainian servicemen occupying a stronghold near Zvioroferma asked the Russian unit command via radio to cease fire and provide a corridor for exit. Around 10 p.m., AFU servicemen with white flags began moving towards Russian positions. At that moment, Ukrainian nationalist barrier unit arrived at the stronghold in armored vehicles and opened crossfire in the back on the servicemen of the 54th Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. As a result of this shooting, 32 Ukrainian servicemen were fatally wounded and killed.
💥 Russian air defense means have shot down 1 MiG-29 aircraft of Ukrainian Air Force near Slavyansk in Donetsk People’s Republic and 1 Mi-24 helicopter near Snegirevka in Nikolaev region. In addition, 1 Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile near Vernopol’e, Kharkov region, and 14 Smerch rockets near Donetsk, Aleksandrovka, Donetsk People’s Republic, Popasnaya, Lugansk People’s Republic, and Sukhaya Kamenka, Kharkov region, have been intercepted.
📹 Footage of military topographers of the Western Military District and Iskander compex crews, as well as combat operation of Su-25 assault aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces has been published.
💊 Residents of liberated settlements in Kharkov region receive medical supplies from medical centres of the Russian Defence Ministry.
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