[Ticker] Ukrainian forces withdraw from major city

EU Reporter

Ukraine’s military has confirmed that the major eastern city of Lysychansk has fallen to Russian forces. “After heavy fighting for Lysychansk, the defence forces of Ukraine were forced to withdraw from their occupied positions and lines,” the army general staff said on Sunday. Earlier Russia’s defence minister Sergei Shoigu said his forces had captured Lysychansk and taken full control of the Luhansk region.