Russian forces announce withdrawal from Lyman


Katerina Tishchenko – Saturday, October 1, 2022, 17:00

The Russian Defense Ministry has announced the withdrawal of troops from the recently liberated Donetsk province of Lyman by the Ukrainian military.

sauce: Interfax, in a briefing quoted the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Ihor Konashenkov.Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Hannah Mariaon Facebook; Ministry of Defense of Ukraine twitter

Quote from Konashenkov: “Due to the threat of encirclement, the Allies [Russian] The army withdrew from the settlement of Krasni Raiman [the old name of Lyman – ed.] To a more favorable defensive position. ”

Details: A representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense claims that the invaders have launched a massive artillery bombardment of Ukrainian forces on the Krasny Lyman Front, but that “despite the losses they have suffered, they have had considerable Despite having the advantage, the enemy brought in reserves and continued the attack, “offensive on this front.”

Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hannah Marial later reported that fighting was still going on at Lyman.

Earlier, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported that Ukrainian military airborne assault units were entering Lyman.

“The Ukrainian Armed Forces have and will continue to vote decisively in today’s and future ‘referendums’,” the Ministry of Defense tweeted.

For reference: Lyman was used by the Russians along with Idium as one of the bases for the attack on Sloviansk. Having regained control of Lyman, Ukrainian forces also have the opportunity to bring the road from Svatove to Kreminna under fire control. The road is an important supply line for the Russian group in the southwestern part of Luhansk province.


Early on October 1st, Ukrainian flag raised It is located at the entrance to the city of Lyman, Donetsk province.

Serhii Cherevaty, spokesman for the Eastern Group of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said that the Ukrainian Armed Forces entered the lymanand the battle there continues.

October 1 afternoon, Povernys Zhyvym (Come Back Alive) Foundation Video published It shows Russian occupiers trying to flee the city.


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