ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
Zapad-2017 exercise puts Russian army’s "nervous system" to testMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:33
Ukrainian conflict led to spike in hate speech, Russophobia — Council of EuropeWorld September 19, 17:00
Russian regions contribute scores of natural stones for memorial to Gulag victimsSociety & Culture September 19, 16:45
Warsaw police hunting vandals who desecrated Soviet military cemeteryWorld September 19, 16:39
Donbass truce first step towards lifting anti-Russian sanctions — German top diplomatWorld September 19, 16:36
Moscow court arrests man suspected of stabbing hiker to deathSociety & Culture September 19, 16:34
LUGANSK, June 15, /ITAR-TASS/. More than 100 people have been killed in combat operations in the Lugansk People’s Republic in the past two days, head of the republic Valery Bolotov said on Sunday.
“These include civilians and members of the volunteer corps,” he told a news conference.
Commenting on the situation in the town of Schastye near Lugansk, which has been taken under control of Ukraine’s National Guard, he noted that many civilians had been killed in that operation. “We have records of the National Guard servicemen breaking windows in houses to shoot inside, caring little if there were any civilians there,” he said.
The Ukrainian army took control of the town of Schastye and a bridge across the Seversky Donets River on Saturday. The army used armoured vehicles in that operation. According to Bolotov, the Lugansk volunteer corps have already mounted anti-tank fences to stop the progress of the Ukrainian army towards Lugansk. The republic’s leaders, in his word, plan to regain control of Schastye.