Ukraine will win the war with Russia and will not concede any territory, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said today in a recorded message about the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
“On Victory Day over Nazism, we are fighting for a new victory. The road to it is difficult, but we have no doubt that we will win,” Zelensky said in a message to the Ukrainian people.
Russia, which invaded Ukraine on February 24, is also celebrating the anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory in World War II. The Russian president is currently leading a military parade in Moscow’s Red Square, where he has just begun delivering his long-awaited speech.
“Ukrainians are a free people who have fought many times to defend their country in history and have taken their own path,” Zelensky said.
“Today we are waging war on this road and we will not give anyone a single piece of our land (…) and we will not give a single piece of our history,” he added.
“We are proud of our ancestors, who together with other peoples in the anti-Hitler coalition defeated Nazism. We will not allow anyone to annex this victory, to appropriate it,” Zelensky said in a video message. seems to be walking on the main avenue of Kiev.
“We won then, we will win now,” he said.
“There are no bonds that can imprison our free spirit. There is no occupying power that can take root in our free country. There is no invader who can dominate our free people. Sooner or later we will win,” he concluded. the Ukrainian president.