Ukraine city of Severodonetsk now largely under Russian control: governor

By: AFP
Published: 10:52 PM, 8 Jun, 2022
Ukraine city of Severodonetsk now largely under Russian control: governor
Caption: Smoke and dirt rise from shelling in the city of Severodonetsk during fight between Ukrainian and Russian troops in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas.
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Eastern Ukraine, city of Severodonetsk is now "largely" under Russian control after fierce fighting, while its twin city of Lysychansk is suffering enormous destruction, the region's governor said on Wednesday.

Moscow's forces "control a large part of Severodonetsk. The industrial zone is still ours, there are no Russians there. The fighting is only going on in the streets inside the city", Sergei Gaidai, governor of the Lugansk region, said on Telegram.

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