KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy did not confirm the capture by Russian forces of the besieged eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, his spokesman said on Sunday.
"Reporter's question: Russians said they have taken Bakhmut," Sergii Nykyforov wrote on Facebook. "President's reply: I think no."
He added in Ukrainian: "In this way, the president denied the capture of Bakhmut."
(Reporting by Dan Peleschuk; Editing by Hugh Lawson)