“Vladimir Putin congratulates the assault detachments, as well as all the servicemen of the units of the Russian Armed Forces, who provided them with the necessary support and flank cover, on the completion of the operation to liberate Artemovsk,” said Vladimir Putin. Kremlin press service.
They added that all those who distinguished themselves during the liberation of Artemovsk would receive state awards.
Earlier, the Defense Ministry confirmed that Artemivsk had been completely liberated from Ukrainian troops. Remember that this city, which in Ukrainian is called Bakhmut, is considered key in terms of the further development of the Special Military Operation.