Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky on Saturday called for the restoration of his country’s “territorial integrity” 23 days after the Russian military invasion. Connection of the Ukrainian Peninsula to Crimea.
“I want everyone to hear what I have to say now, especially in Moscow. It’s time to meet us. It’s time to talk. It is time for Ukraine to restore regional integrity and justice. Otherwise, Russia’s losses could be incurred for generations to come,” the Ukrainian president’s website said this morning. Zhelensky said in the released video.
Regarding the demonstration at the Luznikí Stadium in Moscow on Friday, the Russian Interior Ministry estimated that about 200,000 people, President Vladimir Putin addressed, Zelensky said that “almost the same number of Russian troops took part in the invasion from Ukraine.”
“Imagine that there were 14,000 dead bodies and tens of thousands of wounded and disabled on that Moscow ground. There are already many Russian casualties in this invasion,” he added.
“This is the price of war. Just over three weeks. The war must end,” he said.
According to Russian officials, more than 200,000 Russians this Friday supported a “special military operation” in Ukraine during a massive patriotic operation in Moscow, chanting “For a world without Nazism!”, “For the president!” And “To Russia!” It includes many concerts by famous singers close to the Kremlin.
Regarding the invasion, Zhelensky mentioned in his video this Friday that there are seven humanitarian corridors in Ukraine. Six in the Sumy region and one in the Donetsk region, another 9,000 people were deported from the Mariupol site.
“In total, more than 180,000 Ukrainians have been rescued during the humanitarian corridors,” he said.
However, the Ukrainian ruler denounced the Russian military for continuing to block the supply of humanitarian supplies to surrounding cities.
“This is a complete awareness tactic. They have a clear mandate to do everything possible to make it an ‘argument’ for the Ukrainians to cooperate with the occupiers of humanitarian disaster in Ukrainian cities,” he said, adding that this approach was “a war crime.”
Therefore, he held them accountable for those actions. “Every Russian person who issues such orders and every Russian soldier who executes them will be identified. You will receive a mandatory one-way ticket to the hack. In the city where the International Criminal Court is located.”
Zelensky said heavy fighting had taken place in the Kharkiv region, especially near Izyum, and that the Ukrainian army had detained the occupiers in the southern Kyiv, Sumy and Chernihiv regions.
“Your military commanders can offer your political leadership nothing but brutal and misguided tactics to overthrow Ukraine and overthrow us,” he said.
Gelensky announced that he would continue in the coming days to appeal to the people of the world to ask for peace for Ukraine, and also mentioned Switzerland and Israel, Italy and Japan.