Football fans hold images of Ukraine’s President Zelensky during a football match between Scotland and Ukraine in Scotland on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Football fans hold images of Ukraine’s President Zelensky during a football match between Scotland and Ukraine in Scotland on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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Russia controls 20 per cent of Ukraine, 12 million people displaced: Zelensky

  • Ukraine’s leader said that in 2014, Kremlin-backed separatists and Russian military controlled area size of Netherlands, but now oversaw territory ‘much greater’ than Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg combined
  • He told Luxembourg lawmakers that an area more than twice that size is ‘polluted’ with mines and unexploded ordnance, and said 12 million Ukrainians have had to leave their homes – 5 million of them fleeing abroad

Football fans hold images of Ukraine’s President Zelensky during a football match between Scotland and Ukraine in Scotland on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Football fans hold images of Ukraine’s President Zelensky during a football match between Scotland and Ukraine in Scotland on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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