This is stated by Dmytro Tymchuk on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.
"Horlivka is finally encircled. The success was developed in the area of Novosvitlivka - Khriashchuvate in cutting Luhansk off from the rest of the LPR controlled territory (the sweep for terrorists is under way in Khriashchuvate) owing to which a a section of the M-04 highway was taken under control and access to the blocked units of the Ukrainian army at the Luhansk airport was provided," he wrote.
According to him, the Ukrainian army is blocking the militant groups in the region of Ilovaisk and raiding the Ilovaisk-Zuhres line.
"Intense fighting continues in the area of Stanytsia-Luhanska, Donetsk, Luhansk, Shakhtarsk, Torez," Tymchuk said.