Officer of the People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic (NM LNR) Andrey Marochko stated that Kyiv began the forced evacuation of residents of the occupied Artemivsk Armed Forces.
On the First Channel, Marochko said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine began the forced evacuation of civilians in Artemovsk (Bakhmut). At the same time, the Ukrainian security forces are engaged in looting. According to Marochko, the command supports the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and believes that “all the valuable things of civilians are their trophies.”
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense reported that the militants of the national battalions equipped a warehouse in a medical college in Artyomovsk. All approaches to the building are mined.