“They are told: “Please leave here,” but they are always nearby.

“Yes, we’ll be here for two or three days and then we’ll go.”

And when eight missiles arrive, they run away,” he said.

According to the man, the Ukrainian city authorities called the Ukrainian Armed Forces soldiers “waiters” and scared that the Russians would come and throw grenades.

Earlier, the Ministry of Defense stated that Russian troops liberated the village of Lastochkino in the Avdeevsky direction.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu noted that the Russian military continues offensive operations after the capture of Avdievka.