Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has released a video from central Kyiv vowing to stay and defend the capital against the Russian invasion, as Vladimir Putin’s troops advanced on the city.
Zelensky on Friday night vowed alongside his key aides to keep fighting against the Russian military assault in order to defend Ukraine and its independence.
We’re all here. Our military is here. Citizens in society are here. We’re all here defending our independence, our country, and it will stay this way,’ Zelensky said as he stood outside the presidency building in Kyiv with his prime minister, chief of staff, and other senior aides.
Last night, Zelensky told EU leaders that ‘this might be the last time you see me alive’ after the embattled president was told that Russian special forces are planning to assassinate him.