The Armed Forces of Ukraine in Luhansk Region defeated a Russian convoy, which included a dozen tanks and BMPs — the 24th Brigade

The Armed Forces of Ukraine in Luhansk Region defeated a Russian convoy
The Armed Forces of Ukraine in Luhansk Region defeated a Russian convoy
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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: July 09 2022 at 11:37 pm

The 24th Separate Mechanized Brigade named after King Danylo in the Luhansk region defeated a Russian column, which included a dozen tanks and BMPs.

The team announced this on Facebook on July 9 .

The military is told that the convoy came under Ukrainian artillery fire: the Armed Forces first stopped it, and then destroyed it.

The situation in Luhansk region

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced on July 3 that the Defense Forces of Ukraine were forced to withdraw from their occupied positions and lines after heavy fighting for Lysychansk, Luhansk region.

"In order to preserve the lives of Ukrainian defenders, a decision was made to withdraw. We continue the fight. Unfortunately, steel will and patriotism are not enough for success — material and technical resources are needed. We will come back and win for sure!" - says the message.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Putin on July 3 that Russian troops had completely occupied the Luhansk region. At the same time, the representative of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Yuriy Sak, stated that as of July 3, Lysychansk was not under the "full control" of Russian troops, but added that the situation in the city "has been very tense for quite some time" , Russian troops "continuously attacked the city" .

On July 5, the head of the Luhansk OVA, Serhii Gaidai, said in an interview with "Suspilno" that the Luhansk region is completely occupied. The next day, he announced that heavy fighting was taking place in the villages around Lysychansk, and some settlements had already passed under one or another control twice.

Finally, on July 7, Gaidai reported that the Luhansk region is still not under the full control of the Russians: they say that fighting continues on the outskirts of the region, and the invaders continue to suffer losses.

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