Russian serviceman on the territory of a thermal power plant in Shchastia in the LPRLUGANSK, May 7.The head of the Luhansk People's Republic, Leonid Pasechnik, launched the launch of the 13th power unit of the Luhansk thermal power plant, located in the liberated city of Shchastia in the Donbass, RIA Novosti correspondent reports. When the Ukrainian troops withdrew, the territory of the thermal power plant in Shchastya was mined, it was being prepared for undermining. After the transfer of the territory of the TPP under the control of the LPR, its demining began, including with the participation of Russian sappers. According to the mine action center, 35 hectares of territory were surveyed and about 250 explosive objects were defused. “You can load the power unit,” the head of the LPR said, pressing the start button. not a single thermal power plant on the territory of Ukraine received.A banner with Alexander Nevsky was hung in the center of Luhansk “Thank you very much for your work, for your work. This is a very important event for us, very significant. The republic will now have electricity, we will cover almost all the needs that we need,” the head of the republic said .The chairman of the government of the republic Sergey Kozlov and the director of the Lugansk TPP Alexander Mikhailov also took part in the solemn launch of the TPP. At the moment, with the launch of the power unit, we can say that our homes, our social facilities receive stable electricity, our industrial production has a future growth,” Kozlov said. Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to abuse, genocide by the Kyiv regime for eight years.” On the border of the LPR and the DPR, he spoke about shelling from the side of the Armed Forces. For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for the “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the Armed Forces only strike on military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops, and by March 25 completed the main tasks of the first stage – significantly reduced the combat potential of Ukraine. The main goal in the Russian military department was called the liberation of Donbass.
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