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Ukraine retakes key eastern city of Lyman as Russian army again forced into retreat

Latest defeat humiliates Putin just one day after the forced annexation

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Screengrab purported to show Ukrainian troops entering Lyman yesterday

Screengrab purported to show Ukrainian troops entering Lyman yesterday

Relatives of Ukrainian POWs attend a rally demanding to speed up their release from a Russian captivity

Relatives of Ukrainian POWs attend a rally demanding to speed up their release from a Russian captivity

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Screengrab purported to show Ukrainian troops entering Lyman yesterday

Russia admitted it had withdrawn from the key eastern city of Lyman yesterday, in the face of “significant superiority in forces and means”, handing Ukraine another major battlefield victory.

Video posted online yesterday shows Ukrainian troops entering the city in the north of Donetsk, a region that Vladimir Putin illegally annexed just the day before.

Telegraph Media Group Limited [2022]


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