Published on Jul 9, 2014
Lugansk residents surveyed damage from ongoing shelling attacks by Ukrainian government forces, Wednesday. Mortar and artillery fire has left many residential areas severely damaged.
Local businesses, public transport and banks in Lugansk remain closed in the city and the streets of are deserted. One local, Valentina Verbetskaya, described her fear of attacks, saying she doesn’t know “where to hide” or “where they’re going to fire from next time.”
Forces participating in the Kiev government’s military operation in eastern Ukraine have retaken control of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk.
В осаде: Луганск окружают украинские войска [ВИДЕО]
Under Siege: Lugansk Ukrainian troops surround [VIDEO]