Zelensky acknowledges that a fifth of Ukraine’s territory is under Russian rule

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyhas acknowledged that around a fifth of the country’s territory is under Russian rule now that the hundred days since the start of the war are approaching.

“As of today, 20 percent of our territory is under the control of the occupiers,” Zelenski reported during a videoconference intervention before the Luxembourg Parliament.

This percentage represents about 125,000 square kilometers, a territory “more than the entire Benelux”, as Zelenski has influenced in reference to the territory they occupy Belgium, Luxembourg Y Netherlands.

On the other hand, the Ukrainian president has reported that the battle front stretches along a line of more than 1,000 kilometers. So far, Russian troops have occupied some 3,260 towns, of which more than 1,000 are already back under Ukrainian rule.

Regarding the figures of internally displaced persons, Zelenski has raised the number of Ukrainians who move through Ukrainian territory to 12 million, while another 5 million have been forced to flee abroad.

According to Zelensky, to date, Russia It has registered more than 30,000 casualties in its Army, figures that, however, are questioned by Western military experts.

“We have stopped, and even on occasion managed to push back, an invasion army that was once considered the second strongest in the world,” the Ukrainian president has settled.


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