"The fighting is underway. The fighting is constant. Low-level becomes active. Artillery is operating nonstop.
"We were just leaving, there were no wounded. As we came here in Luhanske, it's been 10 minutes, we've seen ambulances - three soldiers have been injured," fighter Anatolii Adamovskyi says.
Adamovskyi, a professional soldier, says the operation has not been planned carefully enough and could have been conducted with much fewer losses.