Ukraine may face most difficult times when liberating Luhansk Oblast, says governor

Luhansk regional governor Serhiy Hayday
Luhansk regional governor Serhiy Hayday

“The de-occupation of Luhansk Oblast will probably be the most difficult in Ukraine as a whole,” he said.

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“The enemy continues to pull in reserves, the orcs (sic) had time to prepare, continuous mining, wooded terrain and zombification by (Russian dictator Vladimir) Putin – all this complicates the advance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Luhansk direction.”

According to Hayday, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have recently “demobilized a hundred Russian servicemen, while not even a single one was wounded on the Ukrainian side.”

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The governor added the situation in the town of Bilohorivka is completely under Ukrainian control.

Earlier, a senior U.S. military official said the United States is seeing Ukrainian counter-offensives near Russian-occupied Kreminna make “some incremental gains.”

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