President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced the upcoming battle the day before. The head of the regional military administration, Sergei Gaidai, then called on residents to urgently leave for safe regions of Ukraine .jpg” alt=”Evacuation called in Lugansk region after words about “battle for Donbass”” />
Head of the administration of the Luhansk region of Ukraine Sergiy Gaidai urged the residents of the region to urgently evacuate to safe areas of Ukraine.
“There is no time left to think. Decisions must be made quickly. Leave!»— he wrote in the Telegram channel. Gaidai promised that the state and international partners would help those who left financially and with finding housing, and “solve other domestic problems.” “Buses are waiting”, — he said.
Earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced the start of the “battle for Donbass”. He added that Ukrainian troops are ready to fight. “We won’t give anything Ukrainian, but we don’t need someone else’s,” — Zelensky emphasized.
On April 13, the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak, warned that “the battle for the Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be difficult” and called on their residents to evacuate.
Russia has been conducting a special military operation in Ukraine since February 24. Its goal, President Vladimir Putin called “demilitarization and denazification” neighboring state and protecting the population of Donbass from “genocide by the Kiev regime.” Zelensky introduced martial law and severed diplomatic relations with Moscow.
On March 25, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the goals of the first stage of the operation had been largely achieved, which allows “to focus the main efforts on achieving the main goal” liberation of Donbass».
Read on RBC Pro Pro “Worse than a pandemic”: what threatens Germany with refusing oil and gas from Russia Articles Pro From IPO to bankruptcy in 268 days: how a high-profile project of the dotcom era died Surgical Instruments Made Immigrant Billionaire Articles Pro “Zombie Businesses Must Shut Down”: How Industry Responds to Sanctions Research Pro You need to lower your payroll. How to do it legally Instructions Pro Before Bitcoin: how a startup from the 90s tried to create a digital currency Articles Pro Russia has double-digit inflation. What assets can insure against it? Articles Pro These seven habits the leader needs to take control