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Weekend Reads "Last chance" for civilians to evacuate east of Ukraine

18:00  07 april  2022
18:00  07 april  2022 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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on the coming days will be for the east civilians of Ukraine "The last chance" of ' Evacuate the region , warned this Thursday, April 7 the local authorities on the background of fear of a major offensive of the Russian army.

"The next few days may be the last chance to leave. All the free cities of the Lougansk region are under the enemy fire, "said Facebook his governor, Sergui Gaïdai, indicating that the Russians" were cutting all possible ways of exit ".

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"Do not hesitate to evacuate," he hammered, after assured earlier on Telegram that the authorities "will not allow second maroupol", with reference to this port city of the southern Ukraine besieged and devastated by the Russian army since the end of February.

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The situation of the region "deteriorates"

The situation in Roubijne and Popasna, two cities in the Lougansk region, "deteriorates," he added. "The evacuations are complicated" and "there is not a hospital in the region that is always intact". "We will come out of people by coach until the last day, until the Russians launch an attack," he said.


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"The situation in the Donbass is little by little in the process of stretching, Belowed on his side at a press conference the mayor of Dnipro, Boris Filatov, also urging "especially women, children and the elderly" to "leave, for those who can".

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According to him, "a very large number of people" currently arrive in Dnipro, industrial city. One million inhabitants on the DniePr River which marks the limit of the eastern regions of the country, from the regions of Lougansk and Donetsk, prey to bombing in recent days. "I recommend to everyone not to waste time too much and go further west of the country because it's safer out there," he launched.

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Many calls to evacuer

The Ukrainian authorities have been calling for several days the inhabitants of the Eastern country to evacuate the region as soon as possible, insisting on the fact that in case of Russian offensive the civilians still on the spot would "risk risking the death ".

A person was killed in a bombing this Thursday morning in Kreminna, a city of 20,000 inhabitants located 25 kilometers northwest of Severodonets, announced the governor of Lougansk Sergui Gaïdai.

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