In Energodar, a town not far from Zaporijia and occupied by Russian troops, firefighters protested against the kidnapping of their detachment commander Vitaly Troyan, who refused to work under the Russian flag. “The russian military used force against the rescuers who came out in support of their kidnapped leader Vitaliy Troyan !!! There are blows that have been given and damage to fire equipment !” said Mayor Dmytro Orlov.

Later it was reported that the occupiers dispersed the protesters by shooting and beating them. Fire engines were damaged, windows were smashed.

In addition to Troyan’s kidnapping, Acting Chief S. Pylynsky was also captured. The occupants are preparing in this city, a referendum on the accession of Energodar to the Russian Federation.

May 21, 2022