Moscow (EFE) Russian attacks in that area.
‘Wagner units have taken Blahodatne. Blahodatne is under our control », according to the head of the private military company Yevgeny Prigozhin, quoted by his press service.
The news about the capture of the town by Wagner was also confirmed by some Russian war correspondents and military bloggers who highlighted the importance of the conquest for the Russian advance towards Bakhmut, the scene of fierce fighting for months.
The Ukrainian army denied the loss of Blahodatne and stated that its forces repelled the attacks in that area.
Scholz says he will keep communication lines with Putin open
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz affirmed that he will continue to keep communication channels open with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he said in an interview published this Sunday.
“I will speak to Putin by phone again, because it is necessary to talk to each other,” declared the president, who is on a tour of Latin America starting this Saturday, to the Berlin newspaper “Tagesspiegel.”