Russians forces control ‘part’ of east Ukraine city Severodonetsk

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Intl desk, May 31: Russian forces have taken partial control of the east Ukraine city of Severodonetsk, the Ukrainian official in charge of the region said Tuesday, as Moscow’s army pushed deeper into the Donbas region, reports AFP.

“The situation is extremely complicated. Part of Severodonetsk is controlled by the Russians,” Lugansk regional governor Sergiy Gaiday said in a statement on social media, adding that despite the Russian advance, Ukrainian forces “still remain in the city”.