All military units in Lugansk and East of the city came to the side of militia, said at a press conference on Sunday, the head proclaimed Lugansk national Republic (LNR) Valery Bolotov.
" now All of a military unit in Lugansk and East of the city went to the side LNR except those at the airport. We conduct dialogues, trying to convince them, " He said, transfers ITAR-TASS. Bolotov has denied data about the fact that the brigade Dnepropetrovsk Marines left the Territory of the Lugansk international airport." The airport no one left, " said He. In explaining the data about the fact that Dnipropetrovsk paratroopers at the airport, I wanted to leave, however, they were prevented by the Lviv team, also protects the airport, Bolotov said: " If the Dnipro ask us for help, We will help them ". Yesterday it was announced that in the Lugansk airport was an armed clash between Dnipropetrovsk and Lviv paratroopers, besides the first, as if it raised the flag of Russia. Bolotov said that " Kyiv junta compresses the ring around Lugansk people's Republic of "." The aggressor is trying to cut us off from the border, " He said, reports RIA " Novosti ". He explained, because it will create a problem for transportation to a safe place immigrants." The corridors, We keep, so that you happened to evacuate people, but the enemy tries we don't allow ", - explained the head of LNR. Bolotov also clarified that, according to intelligence sources, the Ukrainian army is preparing for a total mopping Lugansk. On Sunday militia seized from security forces in the village of Lugansk near the regional center. In the leadership of the Luhansk national Republic declared that the previous day the Ukrainian security forces forcibly deprived of life, about a hundred of militiamen and civilians. On the first day weekend in the vicinity of the Lugansk militia and security forces with varying degrees of success were fighting on all day. For example, a battle took place near the town of Happiness. First of authorized Luhansk people's self-proclaimed Republic said that the situation in the year that night fired the Ukrainian army, very quickly deteriorated. According to him, the army used heavy artillery, tank guns, combat helicopters. According to one version militia on the first day weekend was established to oversee the building of the SBU in Krasnodon, Luhansk region. In the night from Friday to Saturday Ukrainian army suffered the most severe one-time loss - militiamen shot down military transport aircraft Il-76, died 49 of the military.