Positional fights continue on the outskirts of Donetsk butwe are not talking about taking the city yet, says Advisor to theInterior Minister Anton Herashchenko, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine."We are close, we are coming to help Donetsk. But it won't beeasy," Herashchenko said on TVi. According to him, we can talkabout taking Donetsk only when "our guys are on Artema street, whenthe units raise the flag over the city administration - then wewill say that the city is liberated."
In regard toLuhansk - the situation is more complicated. "This city is notsurrounded by troops, not cut off from supply routes of arms andammunition from Russia," he said. "Luhansk is at the stage when weseek to block the city to stop the delivery of ammunition and newmercenaries. The same thing with Donetsk - after blocking the citywe will be able to conduct systematic work to sweep theterrorists," Herashchenko said.