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4 June, 2014 20:45   ▪  

Anti-Terrorist Operation spokesman: Krasnyi Lyman is purged of terrorists, fighting continues near Sloviansk

Ukrainian military continue to fight in Eastern Ukraine, particularly Krasnyi Lyman and Sloviansk, both in Donetsk Oblast, Vladyslav Selezniov, spokesman for the anti-terrorist operation, reports

“The active phase of the anti-terrorist operation continues. Krasnyi Lyman is being purged of terrorists, fighting continues near Sloviansk,” he said.

Over the past 24 hours, two Ukrainian military were killed and 45 injured. 300 terrorists were killed and 500 injured.

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Earlier, the commanders for the anti-terrorist operation reported to Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov that Northern Donetsk Oblast had been purged of militants, their main fortified area destroyed in Semenivka, and the town of Krasnyi Lyman taken under control.

Yesterday, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced the switch to an active offensive phase in the anti-terrorist operation near Sloviansk.   

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