Specifically the newspaper Ukraine upload videos showing tanks Russia in the center of Slavutych and the firing of assault rifles can be heard.
It is reported that hundreds of people carrying a large Ukrainian flag gathered in the city center.
Slavutych people in the city center.
Previously, the city council had called on people to join the protest action, but asked not to provoke the opponent in the event of a life-threatening situation.
The head of the military-civilian government in the Kiev region, General Oleksandr Pavliuk, said Russian soldiers opened fire in the air and threw tear gas to disperse the crowd.
Mr. Pavliuk also added that the Russian troops kidnapped Pavliuk Mayor Yuri Fomichev but the City Council continued its work.
Also according to UNIAN the process of Russian forces controlling Slavutych is as follows:
On March 24, Russian soldiers fired at a checkpoint at the entrance to Slavutych and began an attempt to take control of the city.
On March 25, the City Council asked people not to leave their homes because there was information that snipers were active. General Oleksandr Pavliuk confirmed that Slavutych was surrounded by the enemy, Russian soldiers stationed in positions only about 1.5 km from the city.
In the evening of the same day, Mayor of Slavutych Yuriy Fomichev refused to leave the city and threatened those who collaborated with the Russian side to be held accountable after the victory of Ukraine.
On the evening of March 25, an adviser to the Ukrainian President’s office, Oleksiy Arestovych, said that the first attempt to attack Russia’s Slavutych had been repulsed.
Despite being a satellite city of the Chernobyl region, Slavutych is nevertheless very close to the border and Russian forces around Chernihiv.
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