Donetsk, Aug 5 — DAN. The Russia-led coalition has liberated a township outside Gorlovka and are carrying out an offensive on Artyomovsk, the DPR Territorial Defence HQ said.

“As of August 5, the group of DPR and LPR forces with the fire support of the Russian army has liberated and established full control of 266 localities, including Gladosovo,” the report reads.

The fighting is ongoing in urban areas of Artyomovsk.

On July 31, Krinichnoye 17 km away from the city was liberated.

The operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine began on February 24. *ot