Zelensky says Russian troops are in Bakhmut but city is ‘not occupied’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says that Russian troops are in Bakhmut — which Moscow claims it captured yesterday — but insists the east Ukrainian city is “not occupied.”

“Today [Russian troops] are in Bakhmut,” Zelensky says at a press conference during the G7 summit in Hiroshima. But he adds: “Bakhmut is not occupied by Russia today.”

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