Posted: 22.03.2023 17:37:00

Russian forces practically blocked Artemovsk

This has been announced by the Adviser to the Acting Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Yan Gagin, in his talk with the 1 TV channel, RIA Novosti reports


"We can say that the city has been practically blocked," Mr. Gagin said.

Several days ago, the official reported that Russian artillery controls all roads to Artemovsk and that Russian forces have taken control of 70 percent of the city.

Fierce battles are being fought for Artemovsk (the Ukrainian name is Bakhmut). The Ukrainian group is experiencing a difficult situation. However, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has decided to hold the city.