SELEZNEV: Assault on ATO operation in Sloviansk and Luhansk overnight, June 1-2
By Vladislav Seleznev, ATO spokesperson
06.02.2014, 09:15 Kyiv
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
The forces and means involved in carrying out the anti-terrorist operation [ATO] in the defined area [of the ATO] continue to perform tasks to previously defined plans.
To perform the tasks involves a sufficient number of personnel and military equipment.
The ATO task forces are to restore calm and order in the region; the goal is to block, and if there is refusal to surrender weapons, to destroy, the terrorists.
ATO forces do not apply force against the civilian population of the region, our mission is to restore peace in East Ukraine, and to ensure the safety of the civilian population.
Terrorists, sensing imminent retribution for their actions, are trying to leave the area of the ATO, and are shooting up block posts that block the departure of terrorists.
So, last night the terrorists…
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