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 Ukrainian Flag Raised Above Sloviansk Administration. The City Liberated From the Terrorists (updated)

ATO forces took control of Sloviansk and raised a Ukrainian flag.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote about this on his Facebook page, Censor.NET informs.

Defense Minister Valerii Geletei and Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko reported to me that Ukrainian flag was raised above Sloviansk administration. Congratulations to our soldiers. I gave instructions to restore the social and the police services of the city and to ensure normal functioning of the city. Glory to Ukraine!", the President said.

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The same information was reported by the President's press service and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. "Our folks are in the city", Avakov wrote on his Facebook page.

Mr. President, the Supreme Commander, Your order to liberate Sloviansk from the terrorists was carried out. Ukrainian flag was raised above the city in front of Ukrainian soldiers", Defense Minister Valerii Geletei reported.

He also noted that the Army proceeds to fulfillment of the Presiden's order to restore the social and the police services of the city. "We have started to restore the life of the city" - Geletei added.

Read also: There Will Be no More Unilateral Ceasefire - PoroshenkoPresident of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko welcomed Ukrainian soldiers and gave the order to present awards to Ukrainian soldiers who distinguished themselves during the liberation Mykolaivka village, and the cities of Semenivka and Sloviansk by the end of the day. The leaders of the Army also reported on the ATO current status.

Thus, reconnaissance units are working in Kramatorsk in order to clear the city of mines and prepare it for the further combat operations. The President instructed troops to ensure maximum protection for the civilian population.

Humanitarian mission starts operating in Sloviansk providing assistance
to all who might need it


Yesterday, the
temporary administration began to work in the liberated
village Mykolaivka. The head of the police was appointed.

 
 
 
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