Russians take families out of Tokmak, close schools and shops - Mayor of Melitopol
In Russian-held Tokmak, Zaporizhzhia region, invaders are evacuating their families and schools. In particular, on October 4, all shops, markets, and "administrative institutions" were closed in the town
Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov said.
"There is no panic," but there is panic. The invaders in the Melitopol direction are preparing for a fierce autumn. It is already hot in Tokmak," he wrote on Telegram.
According to him, a few weeks ago, the invaders began to evacuate the "authorities," and a few days ago, Russian officers began to intensively evacuate their families.
In addition, the Russian occupiers have moved on to educational institutions - they are moving out schools, colleges, and technical schools.
In addition, on the evening of October 3, the closure of the so-called administrative building, shops, and market was announced in Tokmak.
"Whatever we are preparing for, the enemy is definitely feeling bad," summarized the mayor of Melitopol.
- On September 17, British intelligence reported that Russian troops were reinforcing the defense of the strategically important city of Tokmak in the Zaporizhzhia region.
- The next day, Askad Ashurbekov, a deputy of the Zaporizhzhia Regional Council, noted that Tokmak was already within the range of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' cannon artillery. The occupiers began evacuating Russian special services there.