Donetsk, Mar 4 – DAN. The DPR has liberated two more townships from Ukrainian forces, DPR Defence's deputy chief of staff Eduard Basurin said.

"The units of the DPR People's Militia continue activities to liberate DPR townships from Ukrainian occupants. In the past 24 hours, Novokrasnovka and Krasnovka came under our control," he said.

The operation to liberate Volnovakha and Mariupol are ongoing.
Russia started a special military operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the decision was made after the DPR and LPR Heads addressed him asking for help.

The Russian leader said that Moscow is not planning to occupy Ukrainian territory, the only goal is to protect people who have been continuously shelled and subjected to other forms of genocide by Ukraine for eight years. *ot