Lyman, a city in the Donetsk region, was declared fully freed on October 2 by Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the president of Ukraine.
“As of 12:30 p.m., Lyman has been completely liberated. Thank you to our military, our soldiers. Glory to Ukraine,” According to Zelenskyi’s address.
According to Sergiy Cherevatyi, spokesman for the Eastern Group of Forces, demining is presently taking place in the city, conditions are being established for Lyman to resume normal life, and aid is being given to those who most urgently require it.
“The soldiers are working in the area around Lyman, doing the same tasks to secure the city as much as they can. The remaining forces have been given new assignments, and they are working to free more Ukrainian territory “explained Cherevatyi.