Oleksandr Svidlo, the appearing mayor of Berdyansk on Ukraine’s southern coast, has stated that Russian forces have entered and brought management of town.
Berdyansk, which has a small naval base, has a inhabitants of about 100,000.
Svidlo posted a message to town’s residents on his Fb web page Sunday which stated, “A number of hours in the past, you and I witnessed how heavy army gear and armed troopers entered town and started advancing all through our hometown. As quickly as I discovered about that, I attempted to tell all of the residents of town so that you’ve got the chance to cover in shelters.”
Svidlo continued: “A while in the past, armed troopers entered the chief committee constructing and launched themselves as troopers of the Russian military, they knowledgeable us that every one administrative buildings have been beneath their management and that they have been taking management of the chief committee constructing.”
Svidlo stated that officers have been requested to proceed working, “however beneath the management of armed males. I contemplate this proposal unacceptable, so we, as all members of the operational headquarters, left the constructing of the chief committee.”
Svidlo ended his submit, saying, “At present Berdyansk was on the road of fireside. I do not know what tomorrow will likely be like, however I believe tonight will likely be very, very laborious.”