Steph Deschamps / October 2, 2022
You will be killed one by one” as long as Russian President Vladimir Putin, who ordered the invasion of Ukraine, is in power, Ukrainian head of state Volodymyr Zelensky told Russians on Saturday, especially government officials.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky assured on Saturday that his army, which now controls the strategic city of Lyman, will retake “in the coming week” other towns in the Donetsk region, annexed on Friday by Russia.
“During the week, new Ukrainian flags have flown over Donbass,” where the Donetsk region is located, Zelensky said in his daily address. “There will be even more in the coming week.”
The loss of Lyman, a strategic rail hub in the region, is a major setback for Moscow, which on Friday announced the annexation of Donetsk and three other Ukrainian regions to Russia.
They have already started to attack each other: they are looking for culprits, accusing generals of failure…”, Zelensky said of Russian government officials. “This is the first warning signal that should be heard at all levels of the Russian government.
Then he said, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin: “Until all of you solve the problem of who started it all, who started this senseless war against Ukraine, you will be killed one by one, becoming scapegoats, because you do not admit that this war is a historical mistake for Russia. »