2 October President Volodymyr Zelensky announced a complete cleansing of Liman from Russian invaders. He announced this in a video message.
«As of 12:30, the Liman has been completely cleared. Thanks to our military, our soldiers. Glory to Ukraine!» — said the Ukrainian leader.
The Liman was used by the Russians as one of the strongholds for the attack on Slovyansk.
- Head of the Lugansk military administration Serhiy Gaidai said that about 5,000 occupiers.
- On October 1, the state flag of Ukraine was installed at the entrance to Liman, Donetsk region.
- The Ministry of Defense of the aggressor country confirmed the loss of Liman in Donetsk region.
- Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov harshly criticized commander who led the defense in the Liman direction.