Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Irpin Mayor Oleksandr Markushyn confirm the city of Irpin has been retaken by the Ukrainians forces.
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Ukrainian forces retook Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, from Russian troops, who were regrouping to take the area back, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said late Monday as he sought to rally the country.
“We still have to fight, we have to endure,” Zelenskyy said in his nighttime video address to the nation. “We can’t express our emotions now. We can’t raise expectations, simply so that we don’t burn out.”
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