"An attack on the building of the 'Prosecutor General's Office of the Luhansk People's Republic' began at 11:50 Moscow time. According to a source, about 200 armed people entered the building. Currently, 'head of the department in the military sphere' Serhey Rakhno and 'Acting Prosecutor General' Vitaliy Podobry have been detained and escorted out of the building," the portal said.

Read alsoPlotnitsky did not leave "LPR" – Russian mediaThe militants who are blocking the streets in the center are reported to be unfamiliar with the city. "They do not know addresses, names of the streets. They are now checking passports of passers-by, asking about the purpose of entering the area. They do not inspect bags," the report says.

Read alsoKremlin refuses to comment on coup in "LPR"It is also reported that an operation to arrest allies of the self-proclaimed leader of the terrorist group "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR"), Igor Plotnitsky, is underway, while Plotnitsky himself is being blocked in the so-called "White House" (Luhansk's Town Hall).