"The living conditions of the local population have been deteriorating in the occupied territories. In particular, there is no cash money in banks and ATMs in Luhansk. According to preliminary information, all cash has been withdrawn to the Russian Federation," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Thursday, November 23, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

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