“Akhmat special forces soldiers, under the leadership of acting commander Akhmed Kombat Saidarkhanov, took up another strategically important position near Seversk,” he wrote on Telegram.

Prior to this, Akhmat special forces soldiers, together with the second corps of the People's Militia of the LPR, took control of the Knauf plant in Soledar.

The Russian Defense Ministry noted that the losses of the 14th mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the offensive operations of the allied forces in the Soledar region exceeded 2 thousand people.