Up to 8,000 civilians remain in Sievierodonetsk, while occupiers move into residents houses

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ROMAN PETRENKO – MONDAY, 27 JUNE 2022, 12:26

Oleksandr Striuk, head of the Sievierodonetsk City Military and Civic Administration, reported that around 7,000 to 8,000 civilians still remain in Sievierodonetsk.

Source: Striuk during a briefing in the "Ukraina" media centre, cited by "Interfax-Ukraine"

Quote: "Nearly 7-8 thousand residents remain in the city.

Some are trying to come back to the city from the controlled [by Ukraine – ed.] territories, others are trying to evacuate."

Details: According to Striuk, the Russian occupiers keep moving into vacant houses belonging to Ukrainians who had left the city.

He reports that Russians "put their soldiers and officers into the houses, in other words, they act like the city belongs to them".

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