The evacuation of the civilian population of the city is no longer possible.
The Russians took control of Kremennaya / REUTERS illustration
The Russian occupiers took control of the Kremennaya Luhansk region.
This was announced by the head of the Luhansk Regional State Administration Serhiy Gaidai.
“The invaders have taken control of Kremennaya! The fighting continues. Evacuation from the city is no longer possible. People are being taken out of Severodonetsk, Lisichansk, Popasnaya, Gorny and Rubizhne. Take care of your children,” Gaidai said.
The day before, Gaidai said that the Russian invaders had entered the city of Kremennaya. Street fighting continued.
Earlier today, Gaidai informed that artillery shelling of Kremennaya continued during the day on April 17 and became more frequent and powerful at night. Seven residential buildings, outbuildings, forest litter caught fire.