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Russian occupation forces after the attacks of the Armed Forces of Ukraine move equipment to residential areas. In addition, the occupiers are blocking the exit from the city.
Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov told about this on the air of the telethon.
According to him, the occupiers are putting equipment in the Novy Melitopol microdistrict. Previously, up to 30 thousand people lived there.
"Under the bridge, the overpass, the Rashists are deploying their air defense. They distribute weapons to residential areas after the military base has been defeated,” – said the mayor.
Fedorov added that the overall situation in Melitopol is alarming. The occupiers are afraid of the offensive of the Ukrainian troops, so they are blocking the exits.
"The city is completely blocked. People are not allowed out of the city for several hours. Blocking the intersection. A lot of some kind of police appeared, new services of the FSB. The inhabitants of the city of Melitopol are hostages of terrorists”, – the mayor explained.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga