Zelensky calls for evacuation of Ukraine's frontline Donetsk

AFP , Saturday 30 Jul 2022

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky called on Saturday for the evacuation of the eastern Donetsk region which has seen fierce clashes between his country's forces and the Russian military.

Rescuers clearing the rubble of a hotel building partially destroyed as a result of the missile strike to Bakhmut, Donetsk region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 27 July, 2022. AFP


"There's already a governmental decision about obligatory evacuation from Donetsk region," he said in his daily address. "Please, follow evacuation. At this phase of the war, terror is a main weapon of Russia."

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