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According to Haidai, a TV report by Russian propagandists “helped” adjust the focus of the Ukrainian defenders.
“The punishment came instantly,” Haidai said.
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“The guards destroyed the enemy military equipment that blew up the Pavlohrad bridge and shelled Sievierodonetsk. Thanks to the Russian propagandists for the tip. They bragged, and now they have (nothing to brag about).”
The governor added that the bridge would be rebuilt and “thanked” the propagandists for “setting our sights”.
In turn, the Ukrainian General Staff reported on Facebook that the National Guard gunners brilliantly and professionally destroyed the invaders’ 2S4 Tyulpan 240 mm self-propelled heavy mortar.
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“Ukrainian artillery firefighters ‘targeted’ enemy military equipment after watching a Russian TV report on (the position from where) the self-propelled artillery vehicle hit the bridge. Thanks. Keep it up that !” said the staff.
On May 21, Haidai said the Russians destroyed a bridge between the towns of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk.
Nevertheless, there are still links between the cities, he said.
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