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Sloviansk and Lyman face possible encirclement — medical service captain

5 March, 2024 Tuesday
18:55

Captain of the Medical Service, Bureviy Offensive Guard Brigade, neurosurgeon Andriy Huk noted that Russian troops are using all available weapons to advance

He shared the information on Espreso TV.

"Heavy fighting continues in the Lyman direction. Unfortunately, we have already been warned about the possibility of encirclement of Sloviansk and Lyman. That is why we are concentrating and working proactively. The issue of communications equipment and ammunition remains open. The enemy is using all possible types of weapons to try to advance," emphasized Huk.

According to the captain of the medical service, Russian troops are using chemical weapons against Ukrainian defenders.

"Today we have official information that during the large-scale war the enemy used chemical weapons over 1,000 times. That is, the Russians are also using chemical weapons, and we have our defenders with signs of chemical weapons damage," said Huk.

  • Dmytro Lykhoviy, spokesman for the joint press center of the Tavria troop grouping, said that Russian infantry in the ground offensive has less air support.
  • Oleksiy Hetman, a reserve major in the National Guard of Ukraine and a veteran of the Russian-Ukrainian war, believes that people from all over the country should be involved in the erection of fortifications.
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