© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks throughout a joint information briefing with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Latvian President Egils Levits, amid Russia’s assault on Ukraine, in Kyiv, Ukraine September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Valent
(Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy stated on Monday that Ukrainian forces had retaken 6,000 sq. km. (2,400 sq. miles) of Russian-held territory for the reason that starting of the month.
“For the reason that starting of September and as much as in the present day, our fighters have liberated greater than 6,000 sq. km of the territory of Ukraine within the south and within the east,” Zelenskiy stated in his nightly video. “The advances of our forces proceed.”
Ukrainian chief commander Normal Valeriy Zaluzhnyi stated on Sunday his troops had retaken greater than 3,000 sq. km (1,160 sq. miles) this month.