The Russian occupation authorities conducted a census of the population of Severodonetsk in order to compile a register of pensioners who will later be engaged in the removal of rubble. This was announced by the head of the Lugansk regional military administration Sergei Gaidai.
According to him, Russia adopted a resolution that “gives the right to pensioners to take part in temporary work,” which means removing rubble: “That is, they collected personal data and allowed people to join the removal of rubble. Probably, without "permission" it was impossible to do this. We found a workforce.
The Russian army captured Severodonetsk at the end of June. This was announced by the mayor of the city Alexander Stryuk: “The city is completely under the occupation of the Russian Federation. They are trying to establish their own order there, they have appointed their own commandant, who is collecting some kind of asset there. The city is so destroyed that it will be difficult for people to cope with this situation.”