Zelensky visits troops near frontline city of Bakhmut

President Volodymyr Zelensky visited Ukrainian troops near the frontline city of Bakhmut on Wednesday and handed out medals, his office said.

"I am honored to be here today to give awards to our heroes. To shake hands and thank them for protecting the sovereignty of our country," Zelensky wrote on the Telegram messaging app under video footage showing him handing out the awards.

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