Russia and Ukraine: Zelensky claims that Moscow controls 20% of Ukrainian territory

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The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, stated that 20% of his country’s territory is currently under Russian control.

In an intervention before the Luxembourg Parliament, Zelensky appreciated itThe Russian forces control about 125,000 square kilometers of territory Ukrainianincluding Crimea and the eastern parts of the country that Russia annexed in 2014.

According to the Ukrainian president, the current border between the two countries extends more than 1,000 kilometers.

The Russians also control most of Severodonetsk, which, if they were able to capture the entire city, would have almost the entire Luhansk region under their control.

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