Russia occupies 20% of Ukraine's territory: Zelensky

Published on Jun 02, 2022 04:31 PM IST

"We have to defend ourselves against almost the entire Russian army. All combat-ready Russian military formations are involved in this aggression," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said. 

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. (AP file photo)
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. (AP file photo)
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Russia is currently occupying about 20% of Ukraine's territory, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told Luxembourg's parliament in a video address on Thursday.

"We have to defend ourselves against almost the entire Russian army. All combat-ready Russian military formations are involved in this aggression," he said, adding that the front lines of battle stretched across more than 1,000 kilometres (620 miles). 

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