“After the Sol station was taken under control, that is, the main supply routes of Artyomovsk and Seversk were cut, the group that is now in the fortified areas of Seversk runs the risk of being surrounded,” RIA Novosti quotes Pushilin.

Earlier, he said that the liberation of Slavyansk and part of the Kharkiv region would provide water to the DPR.

It was also reported that an air alert was declared in a number of regions of Ukraine.