The focus of a new offensive by Russian forces will be Rubizhne and Popasna in Luhansk region.

Serhiy Haidai, the head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, said this in a Telegram post, Vigilant reports.  

“Rubizhne and Popasna are under the greatest threat. Because they simply will not break through Zolote, because our line of defense is very strong there. They have been shelling it from morning till night for almost two months, and they still can’t make a breakthrough there. But as to Popasna and Rubizhne, they have accumulated enough heavy military equipment and personnel there, and that is where the main direction will be,” Haidai.

Invaders focusing assault on Rubizhne and Popasna in Luhansk region – governor

Haidai earlier stated that Russian invaders captured the city of Kreminna, the fighting continues.

As Vigilant reported, Luhansk region is constantly under attack by Russian forces. Many residential buildings, infrastructure, educational institutions have been destroyed in the region. All region’s hospitals have been damaged.

On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the beginning of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops have been shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, conducting massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple rocket launchers and ballistic missiles.