Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Scholz rejects Zelensky's plea to expand Western arms use against Russia

    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has rejected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's call to lift restrictions on the use of Western arms, reports Bild.

    During the NATO summit in Washington, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged Western nations to remove any restrictions on the use of Western weapons against Russia.

    "If we want to win and preserve our country, all restrictions must be lifted. If Russia attacked us and killed our children, it is madness that we are not allowed to strike …

  • Zelensky's Office rejects Trump's proposal to cede territories to Russia

    Ukraine does not plan to compromise with Russia by giving up any territories in exchange for ending the war, said the head of the Presidential Office of Ukraine, Andriy Yermak.

    According to Andriy Yermak, Kyiv has received bipartisan support in Washington, and polls indicate that a majority of Americans continue to support Ukraine after two years of full-scale combat.

    Andriy Yermak informed journalists in Washington that Kyiv is ready to listen to any advice on achieving a "fair peace" in the …

  • Zelensky warns China's support for North Korea's military aid to Russia would be a global tragedy

    Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that if China joins other Russian allies, it will be a tragedy. In a recent interview, a segment of which he posted on his Telegram channel, Zelensky emphasised that if China were to support North Korea's supplies, for example, it would lead to "a completely different story."

    "This is not just a tragedy in terms of words. It is because Russia is currently aligned with North Korea and Iran. Iran delivers drones and, unfortunately, other weaponry," …

  • Zelensky rejects Putin's ceasefire conditions as deceptive ultimatum

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has rejected the conditions set by Russian President Vladimir Putin to cease hostilities and initiate peace talks, describing them as an "ultimatum that cannot be trusted." Zelensky made the comments on Friday, June 14, during an interview with Italian broadcaster Sky TG24 on the sidelines of the G7.

    "These are ultimatum messages that are no different from what we have heard before," Zelensky said, adding that he did not believe Putin would halt the …

  • Zelensky: Xi Jinping assures China won’t supply weapons to Russia

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised not to supply weapons to Russia. "I spoke with the head of China over the phone. He said that he would not sell weapons to Russia. We'll see. If he is an honourable person, he will not. Because he gave me his word," Zelensky said, during a joint press conference with U.S. President Joe Biden at the G7 summit in Italy.

    During the press conference, Volodymyr Zelensky called the security agreement reached …

  • Zelensky urges U.S. to lift restrictions on long-range missile strikes against Russia

    Speaking at a security conference in Singapore, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed his gratitude to Joe Biden for allowing Ukraine to conduct strikes on Russian territory using American weaponry. However, he stated that restrictions on the use of long-range systems, such as ATACMS missiles, should also be lifted.

    "Is this (permission) sufficient? No. Why? Because, as I explained with the example of airfields from which Russia continuously fires, they feel assured that Ukraine won' …

  • Zelensky warns of another imminent Russian offensive near Kharkiv

    In a video address to world leaders on 26 May, President Volodymyr Zelensky stated that Russian Armed Forces are planning an offensive 90 kilometres from Kharkiv.

    The Russian Armed Forces are assembling a new group of troops near the border with Ukraine, preparing for an offensive 90 kilometres northwest of Kharkiv, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in his address to global leaders.

    The Ukrainian President shared a video shot at a Kharkiv printing house, recently destroyed by …

  • Russian ambassador warns Washington: accept peace terms or face further Ukrainian territorial losses

    Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s ambassador to the United States, has warned that Ukraine stands to lose more territory amid current military advancements in the Kharkiv region. He touted these gains as significant achievements for the Russian army.

    Antonov responded to a Reuters report suggesting that the Kremlin might be considering a halt to the war against Ukraine. In an interview with Newsweek, he asserted that Washington would have to "agree to Russia's peace proposals."

    "We view the …

  • Zelensky rejects Macron's Olympic truce proposal, citing security concerns for Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has turned down French President Emmanuel Macron's proposal for an "Olympic truce" during the upcoming Paris Games. "We are against any truce that benefits the enemy," Zelensky told Agence France-Presse. He explained that while Ukraine is not opposed to peace and ending the war, Moscow would exploit the pause to move additional troops into Ukrainian territory and launch a renewed offensive with fresh forces. "Who can guarantee that Russia won't use this …

  • Media: Western allies urge Zelensky to negotiate with Russia amid battlefield challenges

    Western countries are gearing up to exert diplomatic pressure on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, attempting to compel him into negotiations with Russia to halt the ongoing war. According to Europe 1, this movement is driven by Russian maneuvers on the frontlines and issues with mobilization within the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

    "In every brigade, there is a 40% shortfall. In Kyiv, discussions with us have shifted from armaments to recruitment issues," military sources told Europe 1.

    The …