The commander of the Ukrainian battalion " Donbass " has told about the capture of the Popasnaya
Ukrainian troops captured Kyiv city Popasnaya, militia recedes from Pervomaisk, said the commander of the battalion " Donbass " Semyon Semenchenko.
Popasnaya, according to him, completely " free ", above administrative buildings of the raised Ukrainian flags, militia recedes from neighbouring Pervomaisk." The checkpoint at the entrance to the Pervomaisk destroyed, " said Semenchenko in Facebook. First they claimed that the militia left the Lisichansk and Severodonetsk. However, Witnesses of the events inform that " fully Lisichansk and Severodonetsk not passed ". In cities remain pockets of resistance offices LNR. The head of the Lugansk national Republic Valery Bolotov ordered the militia LNR to start a counter-offensive to unlock Lugansk. Ukrainian troops on the first day of the week seized 3 of Donetsk city: Dzerzhinsk, Rubizhne and Soledar. Dzerzhinsk city centre exploded fire " Grad " and " Hurricane ".