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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy announces mandatory evacuation from Donetsk region

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said his government is ordering the mandatory evacuation of people in the eastern Donetsk region, the scene of fierce fighting with Russia. The governor of Donetsk, where Moscow is focusing the brunt of its offensive, said six civilians were killed and 15 others wounded in attacks on Friday. In a […]

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United Nations court orders Russia to ‘immediately suspend military operations’ in Ukraine

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Russia to cease military actions in Ukraine immediately, saying it is “profoundly concerned” by Moscow’s use of force. “The Russian Federation shall immediately suspend the military operations that it commenced on Feb 24, 2022 on the territory of Ukraine,” judges at the United Nations’ highest court said […]

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‘While Russia are to be blamed for killings, West share responsibility’: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has accused his Western allies of sharing responsibility for casualties after their lack of action. “While Russians are to blame for the killings, responsibility is shared by those who for 13 days in their Western offices haven’t been able to approve an obviously necessary decision, who didn’t save our cities from […]

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Russian forces preparing to bomb Ukraine’s port city of Odesa on Black Sea coast, President Zelenskyy warns

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has claimed that Russian forces were preparing to bombard the major port city of Odesa on Ukraine’s Black Sea coast. “They are preparing to bomb Odesa,” Zelenskyy said in a televised address on Sunday. “Russians have always come to Odesa. They have always felt only warmth in Odesa. Only sincerity. And […]

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy survived three assassination attempts this week: REPORT

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly survived three assassination attempted in the past week alone. Several media reports claim mercenaries from the Kremlin-backed Wagner Group and Chechen special forces have both attempted to kill the Ukrainian president in the past week. The assassination attempts failed because of subversive anti-war members within Russia’s Federal Security Service […]

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Ukraine rejects Russia’s ally Belarus as talks host, Zelenskyy proposes 5 alternative venues

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says Ukraine is ready for peace talks with Russia but not in neighbouring Belarus, an ally of Moscow which used it as a staging ground for its multipronged invasion. Speaking in Russian in a video message on Sunday, Zelenskyy left the door open for negotiations elsewhere and listed the cities of Warsaw, […]

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‘I am here, we will not lay down any weapons’: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pledges to fight Russian invasion

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appeared in a video filmed outside his office in Kyiv, pledging to fight as Russia’s invading forces stormed towards the capital. “I am here. We will not lay down any weapons. We will defend our state, because our weapons are our truth,” he declared in the clip that was posted […]