Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Kremlin: the West can convince Zelensky to negotiate with Putin

    The Kremlin welcomes any peacemaking efforts aimed at resolving the situation in Ukraine and does not mind that Western politicians "lure" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the negotiating table, said at a briefing the press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.

    "You know, President Putin has repeatedly said that we are always happy to welcome any efforts in terms of peacekeeping and support such efforts. As for luring someone, it is better to lure President Zelensky …

  • Zelensky: there will be no ‘behind the scenes’ negations with Putin

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had received signals from the leaders of other countries that Russian president Vladimir Putin wants to start negotiations. But since the Russian Federation is waging a full-scale war of aggression against Ukraine, any negotiations should take place in public, not behind the scenes. Zelensky stressed that he does not want to have "any behind the scenes interactions “ with the Russian side.

    The Ukrainian President recalled that at the G20 summit he …

  • Zelensky arrives in Kherson, Kremlin continues to call it Russian territory

    On Monday, November 14, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky arrived in Kherson.

    In the central square of Kherson, Zelensky thanked the Ukrainian military for liberating the city after several months of Russian occupation.

    "We are moving forward. We are ready for peace, peace for our entire country," the Ukrainian leader told soldiers standing in front of the city administration building.

    The President also thanked NATO and other allies for their support in the war against Russia and said …

  • Erdogan intends to call Zelensky and Putin to discuss possibility of negotiations

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will call Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the coming days to discuss possible talks with Russia, reports the Turkish news agency Anadolu.

    Erdogan told reporters that Turkey is seeking to find ways of dialogue for further peace. He believes that hearing the position of Russian President Vladimir Putin is not enough, so he wants to hear the position of Ukraine on negotiations with Russia with the mediation of Turkey.

    In addition, Erdogan plans to …

  • Ukrainian President Zelenksky calls on NATO to carry out a preemptive nuclear strike on Russia

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on NATO countries to deliver a preemptive strike against Russia. "What should NATO do? To eliminate the possibility of Russia's use of nuclear weapons, preemptive strikes so they know what will happen to them if these weapons are used. And not the other way around, to wait for Russia's nuclear strikes, and then to say: "Ah, that’s how you are! well, here is one from us! Reconsider the use of your pressure. This is what NATO should do - revise the …

  • Zelensky to drafted Russians: Protest, fight back or surrender to Ukrainian captivity

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appealed to the Russians who are subject to mobilization and gave them the options "in order to survive."

    "I will explain to the Russians in Russian what is happening. 55,000 Russian soldiers died in this war in six months. Tens of thousands are wounded and maimed. Want more? No? Then protest. Fight. Run. Or surrender to Ukrainian captivity. These are the options for you to survive," said Zelensky.

    The Ukrainian President noted that in many Russian …

  • Erdogan says he wants to arrange a meeting between Zelensky and Putin

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan intends to arrange a meeting between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite Ukraine’s reluctance to resume negotiations with Russia before Russian troops withdraw from all occupied territories, reports CNN Turk, citing Erdogan's address to the nation.

    The Turkish President noted that "everyone is witnessing" how Turkey is making efforts to reduce the negative consequences of Russia's war against Ukraine and …

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minster: Erdogan and Guterres did not push Zelensky to make concessions to Putin

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said that during the meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Lviv, the President of Turkey and the UN Secretary General did not push Ukraine to make concessions to Russia.

    Kuleba noted that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sincerely empathize and really want to help Ukraine find a solution.

    "No one persuaded us to make concessions in Russia’s favor. If some conspiracy spread again in social …

  • After explosions in Crimea Zelensky urges Ukrainians living in occupied territories not to approach Russian military facilities

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on civilians in the Russian-occupied territories not to approach military facilities and ammunition depots.

    "Every day and every night we see new reports of explosions in the territory temporarily occupied by the occupiers. I ask now all our people in Crimea, in other regions in the south of the country, in the occupied areas of the Donbas and Kharkiv region to be very careful. Please do not approach the military facilities of the Russian army and …

  • Zelensky: China can convince Russia to stop the war in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is looking for an opportunity to talk directly with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    "I would like to talk to the Chinese president directly. I had one conversation with Xi Jinping, that was a year ago. Since the beginning of the Russian large-scale aggression on February 24, we have officially asked for a conversation, but we have not had a single conversation with China, although I believe that this would be useful," the Ukrainian President said in an …