Ukrainian border guards and soldiers of the armed forces mopped up Sverdlovsk region in Lugansk
June 17, 2014
According to Espreso.TV this was reported in the press service of the State Border. According to authorities, during 16-17 June there were fightings for the restoration of state border protection and destruction of militants in the border areas of Luhansk and Donetsk regions.
As it was noted in the State Border Service, on June 16 at the town of Biryukove (Lugansk region) guards engaged into battle with the terrorists, who were headed to the city of Sverdlovsk. As a result of fighting terrorists retreated. The border guards did not suffer losses. “The military forces conducted sweeping of the area”, – emphasized in the department.
Also, the State Border Service reported that the units are preparing reservists who receive military training, material and technical facilities and will be sent to reinforce units on the Ukrainian-Russian border.