MOSCOW, October 27./TASS/. Foreign mercenaries and units of the Kraken nationalist formation have made several attempts since Wednesday to breach the defenses of the allied forces in the area of Svatovo, Aide to the Interior Minister of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) Vitaly Kiselev told Channel One TV program on Thursday.
"Today and yesterday we have seen attempts to breach our defenses. A foreign legion, fighters of the so-called nationalist formation Kraken made an attempt to break through deep into the positions of the Russian army in three directions near Svatovo," Kiselev revealed.
He also said that a group of foreign mercenaries from Albania, Poland and Romania attempted to break through the defenses near Lozovaya. "The second group was manned by mercenaries from Eastern Europe, mainly from Romania, Albania, Poland and so on. They also tried to penetrate the defenses of our units near Lozovaya, which is about 40 kilometers from Svatovo," the LPR official added.
On Wednesday, Kiselev reported that Polish mercenaries operating in the Liman direction refused to go on the offensive after a series of setbacks and later wiped out a group of Ukrainian nationalists who had been sent to restore discipline.