At the Severodonetsk chemical plant “Azot” there are still a few shelters with civilians. About this “RIA Novosti” representatives of the commandant's office of the city said.
“The evacuation is still difficult due to shelling by the Ukrainian military or because the territory has not been cleared. The exact number of people who live there is unknown,— representatives of the LPR authorities told.
At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.
On June 25, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that Severodonetsk was under the complete control of the Russian Armed Forces, and the last stronghold of resistance of the Ukrainian troops— Azot plant,— completely cleared.
The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, said earlier that from the territory of the Azot plant 800 civilians were released, later he specified that all civilians were taken out of the basements of the plant.
Plant «Azot»— the largest chemical production in Ukraine and throughout Europe. He produced acetic acid, methanol, nitrogen fertilizers, polymers. Before the start of the Russian military operation, the enterprise was the largest employer in the region, employing 6.7 thousand people.
Judging by satellite images, the territory of “Azot” occupies almost half of the city. Due to the fact that the plant was built during the Soviet era, it has large underground workshops and bunkers in case of technical disasters or nuclear war, which can withstand powerful air strikes, the editor-in-chief of Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine told RBC. Retired Colonel Viktor Murakhovsky.
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