The Ukrainian flag was officially raised over the liberated Lyman

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The Ukrainian flag was officially raised over the liberated city of Lyman in the country’s east. The commander of the Ground Forces Colonel-General Oleksandr Syrskyi transferred authority from the military to the Donetsk Oblast Administration.

However, it’s too early for civilians to return to the area, Oblast head said. There is still a large part of demining work ahead while many heating, electricity, and other pipelines were destroyed.

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