According to the regional governor, Ukrainian military will leave Severodonetsk.

Russian forces forced to withdraw from Severodonetsk, the administrative center of the Ukrainian-controlled eastern Lugansk region . Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar announced that Russian forces were forced to withdraw from Severodonetsk .

Kiev (Ukraine), June 24 (Xinhua): On Friday, Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister Hanna Malyar announced that Russian forces were forced to withdraw from Severodonetsk, the administrative center of the Ukrainian-controlled eastern Lugansk region, to new positions, to new fortified areas, and carry out full-fledged combat operations from those positions.(