Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of the Chechen Republic, said that the settlement of Zolotoye in the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) was liberated.
In a message posted on his Telegram channel, Kadyrov said that the operation to liberate the town was carried out by Chechen fighters under the command of Hero of Russia Zamid Chalaev. No Chechen fighter was killed in the mission, he noted.
"Our fighters managed to liberate Zolotoye without a single casualty among the personnel. This indicates that the guys are moving in the right direction and are increasing their efficiency day by day,” the head of Chechnya said.
Prior to this, Chechen servicemen had liberated the village of Katerinovka, Kadyrov added.
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