Kadyrov announced the capture of most of Popasna under control
The head of Chechnya stressed that since the beginning of the assault on Popasna in the Luhansk region, a similar outcome was inevitable. “It was only a matter of time,” Kadyrov noted
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said that the Russian military had taken control of most of the city of Popasnaya in the Luhansk region.
“Fighters Chechen special forces <…> took most of Popasna under control. The main streets and central districts of the city have been completely cleaned,— he wrote in Telegram.
Kadyrov admitted that the Ukrainian side was preparing for a long defense— fortifications were erected on the outskirts of the city. After several unsuccessful attempts to push back the Russian Armed Forces, the Ukrainian military occupied firing points in residential areas, but this did not give the desired effect, he said.
The head of Chechnya stressed that since the beginning of the assault on Popasnaya in the Lugansk region, a successful outcome for the Russian military was inevitable. “It was only a matter of time,” — concluded Kadyrov.
On March 13, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported on the capture of Popasnaya by the LPR troops. The head of the LPR, Leonid Pasechnik, said that the people's militia of the republic entered Popasnaya and began to organize mine clearance. Also, the LNR troops took control of Popasnaya in July 2014.
In early May, Kadyrov announced the imminent liberation of the city of Popasnaya in the Luhansk region. Then he said that Chechen fighters were clearing the city from the Ukrainian military. The head of Chechnya asked “to be patient and wait.”
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