Ukraine's Zelensky announces mandatory evacuation from Donetsk region

The Ukrainian government has decided on a mandatory evacuation of people in the region around the eastern city of Donetsk, scene of fierce fighting with Russia, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Saturday.

In a late-night address, Zelensky also said the hundreds of thousands of people still in combat zones in the larger Donbas region needed to leave.

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