Fake Zakharova: Ukrainian authorities do not evacuate residents of Lysichansk and use them as human shields

Channel One reports on the briefing by Maria Zakharova:

“The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, said at a briefing that the radicals are hiding behind people like a human shield, hiding in homes and schools. Here are some specific examples.
“In Lisichansk, this is the LPR, neo-Nazis are equipping strongholds and ammunition depots in schools, these are specific schools, these are real schools - numbers 9, 14 and 28, as well as in a kindergarten. He also has number 6, machine-gun and sniper nests are equipped in residential buildings along Pobedy Street. On the territories adjacent to residential buildings, they place armored vehicles, artillery and other equipment.
The evacuation of citizens from dangerous areas is not carried out, people are forcibly kept in them. Cases of intentional taking of hostages for placement at the positions of nationalists are recorded. At the Azot plant in Severodonetsk, according to the LPR Ministry of Internal Affairs, more than a thousand citizens are forcibly detained, these are civilians.”

The building of Lisichansk School No. 28 (aka UVK Garant) was badly damaged by Russian shelling in early May. There was a big fire on the second floor. It is unlikely that after that the building can be used for its intended purpose.

Among other things, Ukrainian schools are now on summer holidays. It is not clear what kind of people in schools the mythical nationalists use as a human shield. There is nothing for the students to do there at this time of the year.

The evacuation of the inhabitants of Lisichansk in the direction of Bakhmut is carried out under incessant shelling. A report by the Ukrainian TV channel UATV shows how the evacuation takes place with the help of an armored car on a truck chassis. The reports of Present Time and the Latvian television company LTV are dedicated to volunteers who, bypassing the shelled highway, take out the residents of Lisichansk in their cars. Flights to less dangerous regions of the country are organized from Bakhmut.

On June 5, the head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration, Sergei Gaidai, reported that 66 people were taken out that day, on June 14 - 52 people, and on June 19 - 19 people. According to him, as soon as a dozen people wish to leave, they immediately organize a flight. There are relatively few applicants, since most of those who wanted to leave had already done so in the first weeks of the war.

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