“The Ukrainian Armed Forces were hiding here, a lot of concrete was poured, but the roof was not very reinforced. The Russian shell pierced it. Those who survived fled,” the journalist said.
Retreating, the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine also left documents, for example, an extract from the order of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The military commissar also showed traces of shots from an RPG manufactured in 1982, full packs of cartridges and bullets left in the dugout.
As a soldier of the second corps of the People’s Militia of the LPR with the call sign “Aibolit” said, during the liberation of the territory, the allied troops entered from Uglegorsk, made their way through Krasnaya Gora.
“They had a very large fortified area there. It was very difficult to take it, but still we managed to get to Svetlodarsk, and from there to the Uglegorsk TPP itself, ”he said.
The military man clarified that the fighters entered the Uglegorsk TPP in small groups, since there was a large accumulation of enemy equipment and manpower in the fortified area.
Earlier, on July 29, Izvestia’s military commander Semyon Yeremin showed the Uglegorsk TPP in Novoluganskoe, which had been liberated from units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). He said that a peaceful life is being established in the settlement, but the border areas are still under shelling.
On July 27, the official representative of the second corps of the People’s Militia (NM) of the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) Ivan Filiponenko announced the complete liberation of the Uglegorsk TPP from the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Uglegorsk thermal power plant is one of the largest thermal power plants in Europe and the largest in Ukraine.
On February 24, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.
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