Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Ukraine and Sweden agree to jointly produce and repair CV-90 IFVs

    Ukraine and Sweden have agreed to collaborate on the production and repair of the CV-90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) in Ukraine, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.

    Zelensky stated, "Today, we have finalized the agreement for the production and repair of the CV-90 in Ukraine, as well as other related matters. We will make every effort to ensure that the first CV-90 manufactured in Ukraine is produced as …

  • Ukrainian President Zelensky promises to fire all regional military recruitment chiefs

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that "all regional military commissars." will be dismissed.

    In a video posted on his Telegram channel, Zelensky said that investigations are already underway against 112 employees of military registration and enlistment offices, and 33 have been charged with various violations.

    Zelensky announced that after the dismissal of the current military commissars, their place will be taken by the military who were at the front and took part in the …

  • Zelensky: Putin will not survive another 10 years of war with Ukraine

    Russian president Putin will not survive another 10 years of full-scale war against Ukraine, because he is no longer an influential political figure either inside Russia or abroad, said Ukrainian President olodymyr Zelensky in an interview with the Brazilian news agency Globo.

    The journalist asked the Ukrainian President a question about the war that the Russian Federation has been waging in Syria for more than 10 years, and asked "whether the same thing can happen to Ukraine that happened to …

  • President Zelensky: Ukraine is ready for counteroffensive

    Ukraine is ready for a counteroffensive, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in an interview with the editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal, Emma Tucker, held in Odessa. According to Zelensky, Ukraine still needs additional resources, but cannot wait for months.

    "There are several options for the development of the situation, completely different. But we will do it, we are ready," the Ukrainian President said.

    Zelensky noted that he has no doubts about the success of the …

  • Zelensky: Ukraine is not going to draw NATO into war with Russia

    Ukraine does not plan to involve any NATO member country in the war unleashed by Russia. Therefore, there will be no full membership in the Alliance while the war is going on, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a joint press conference with Estonian President Alar Karis in Kyiv.

    "We are reasonable people. We understand that we will not drag any NATO country into a war. Therefore, we understand that we will not be members of NATO while this war is going on. Not because we don't …

  • Zelensky and Putin to visit Turkey separately after Erdogan's inauguration

    The presidents of Ukraine and Russia, Volodymyr Zelensky and Vladimir Putin, will visit the recently re-elected Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan after his inauguration, reported the newspaper Hürriyet, citing its sources.

    According to the newspaper, there will be a large number of foreign leaders at Erdogan's inauguration, but Putin will make a "separate private visit", and Zelensky will visit Turkey shortly after.

    "During these visits, which Putin and Zelensky will hold one after another, …

  • Zelensky invites Xi Jinping to visit Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has sent an official invitation to Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who last week made a three-day visit to the Russian Federation and met with Vladimir Putin.

    "We are ready to see Xi Jinping. I want to talk to him," Zelensky said in an interview with Associated Press.

    The Ukrainian President said that before the beginning of the full-scale war, he was in contact with the President of the People's Republic of China, but there have been no contacts since the …

  • Zelensky: Ukraine not yet ready to begin counteroffensive

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine cannot yet launch its counteroffensive as it is waiting for a sufficient number of weapons from its partners.

    According to Zelensky, Ukraine needs ammunition and fighter jets.

    "We are waiting for ammunition from our partners," he said in an interview with the Japanese newspaper the Yomiuri Shimbun, adding that the Russian military uses three times more ammunition every day than Ukrainian forces.

    The Ukrainian President stressed that …

  • Zelensky visits Ukrainian troops in Bakhmut

    During a working trip to the Donetsk region, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Bakhmut, reported Zelensky’s press service.

    Zelensky listened to reports on the operational situation and the course of the hostilities on the front line. He talked to the servicemen and thanked them for defending Ukraine.

    "I have the honor today to be here, in the east of our country, in the Donbas, and to award our heroes, to thank them, to shake their …

  • President Zelensky: Ukraine does not intend to surrender Bakhmut

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that as soon as Ukraine receives long-range weapons, the Ukrainian Forces will not hold Bakhmut, but will also begin to de-occupy the previously captured territory of the eastern regions.

    "No one will surrender Bakhmut. We will fight as hard as we can. We consider Bakhmut our fortress. If deliveries of weapons, namely long-range weapons, are accelerated, we will not only remain in Bakhmut, but we will also begin to de-occupy the Donbas, which has …