Sloviansk of the Donetsk region is virtually empty.According to the Ukrainian intelligence, there are no more than7000 civilians, writes TSN, reports Censor.NET.
The militants inthe town are accumulating their strength and preparing for abreakthrough. As reported by the journalists who work in the combatzone, there is constant shooting in the town - the terrorists arefighting and increasingly do that between themselves to settlescores.
According to theUkrainian paratroopers in Semenovka near Sloviansk, there are alsovery few civilians. From 15 to 60% of the population of the townand nearby villages have left.
The scouts havelearned that the militants have even set a tariff for localevacuation. Each adult needs a thousand dollars to leave the combatzone and a child needs a payment of 500 dollars.
The terrorists aretrying to leave the city disguised as priests. These "fathers" withguns under cassocks are being detained by the Ukrainian military atcheckpoints.