Serhiy Cherevaty, the spokesman of the eastern group of troops, said that the operation to encircle Russian troops in Liman in Donbas is ongoing and is already at the stage of completion.
Currently, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine does not officially comment on the situation around Liman and does not name the settlements over which Ukrainian defenders have already taken control. However, Serhiy Cherevaty, the spokesman of the eastern group of troops, said that the operation is currently ongoing.
Cherevaty said this in a comment To the public.
“We cannot give the exact details of the places that have been taken yet. Since the flag of the Armed Forces of Ukraine can be brought in and installed, they are sharing joyful videos, but the fighting is still going on. After the stabilization measures, we will be able to say more in detail. When all the security measures and an enemy counterattack will take place,” the spokesman for the Eastern Group of Forces noted.
According to him, an operation to encircle the Russian group is underway in the Lyman region. Moreover, it is already at the stage of completion.
“It is difficult to comment, since the operation is still ongoing. The operation is specifically to encircle this group. Under the fire control of the Armed Forces, in fact, all approaches, logistical routes of the enemy through which he delivered ammunition and manpower,” Cherevaty said.
He emphasized that the Russian army was much stronger near Liman than it was in Kharkiv region, but the Ukrainian Armed Forces defeated the Russians tactically.
“If he (the enemy – ed.) was “broken” near Kharkiv and he ran, then near Liman the enemy was more fortified and the units were sufficiently prepared and motivated. Therefore, it took time, but our General Staff and field staff beat them tactically: planning and implementation of the operation, as military personnel with a high level of experience and training,” Cherevaty noted.
We will remind you that the Ground Forces of the Ukrainian Armed Forces showed the pathetic escape of the Russians in the direction of Lyman. The published video shows dozens of occupiers trying to escape and fleeing through the forests from Liman.