Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says forces will defend Bakhmut despite Russian advances


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1/3 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's office said Monday he met with defense officials who "spoke in favor of continuing the defense operation and further strengthening our positions in Bakhmut. File Photo by Ukrainian President Press Office/UPI | License Photo March 6 (UPI) -- Ukrainian officials said Monday that they plan on defending the long-contested eastern city of Bakhmut despite Russian advances. President Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with military staff on Monday in which he was briefed by military leaders on the situation in Bakhmut, his office said in a statement. Advertisement "They spoke in favor of continuing the defense...