This was stated by NSDC speaker Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.
"Our military entered Shakhtarsk, Torez and Lutuhyne," he said. Currently there is fighting to complete the liberation of Pervomaisk and Snizhne.
Also, according to Lysenko, Ukrainian troops liberated Debaltseve from pro-Russian terrorists.
"Yesterday the planes of Ukrainian Air Force attacked terrorists clusters, destroying a large number of armored vehicles and manpower. This helped to intensify the offensive of the ATO forces and liberate Debaltseve and strategically important height Saur Mohyla from which the militants were constantly shelling the positions of the Ukrainian troops," Lysenko said.
He added that the Ukrainian army continues the offensive in areas temporarily controlled by the militants.