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Armed Forces of Ukraine liberate the entire city of Lyman

Saturday, 1 October 2022, 22:49
Armed Forces of Ukraine liberate the entire city of Lyman


The Ukrainian military has liberated the city of Lyman in Donetsk Oblast.


Source: video of soldiers hoisting the Ukrainian flag at the administration building in Lyman, posted by Kyrylo Tymoshenko, the Deputy Head of the Office of the President, on Telegram


Quote from the military: "Today, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, namely the 81st Airmobile Brigade, together with units of the National Guard of Ukraine, including the General Kulchytsky Battalion, liberated and took control of the city of Lyman in Donetsk Oblast."

Details: The video shows Ukrainian soldiers throwing down Russian flags from the roof of the administrative building and raising the Ukrainian one.


  • On Saturday, a Ukrainian flag was hoisted at the entrance to the recently liberated city of Lyman, Donetsk Oblast.

  • The Ministry of Defence of Russia reported the withdrawal of its troops from Lyman. However, Deputy Minister of Defence Hanna Maliar reported that fighting is still going on in Lyman.

  • In his evening address, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted that the Ukrainian flag is already flying in Lyman, but hostilities are still ongoing.

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