41 settlements liberated in south Ukraine - Zelenskiy

STORY: "Today we have good news from the south," he said in an evening video address. "There are already dozens of Ukrainian flags returning to their rightful place within the scope of the ongoing defense operation. Forty-one settlements have been liberated. I thank all our heroes who make the advances possible."

He said that the focus for liberated areas would be de-mining and making them safe for people to return.