“According to the available reliable information, the enemy is taken in a tight ring between the settlements of Zolote and Gorskoye, thereby closing all the ways of retreat,” he wrote.

In addition, Kadyrov announced the liberation of the village of Katerinovka in the LPR.

The Ambassador of the Lugansk People's Republic in Russia, Rodion Miroshnik, said that up to 7,000 Ukrainian soldiers are stationed in the city of Lisichansk in the LPR.