"We ask civilians to leave the cities temporarily,because an operation to release the cities and destroy theterrorists will be held there," Lysenko said.
According to him, the Ukrainian troops are ready tohelp local residents who decide to temporarily leave as much aspossible to. "We are ready to provide all available transport totake people from these cities," the speaker said.
Onceagain he stressed that the Ukrainian army does not and will notshell residential areas. "We do not do what the Russian militarydid in the Caucasus, we do not destroy the city to the ground to gothere and put a flag," Lysenko said.
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