Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of making an attempt to evade duty for struggle crimes in Ukraine.
“When people lack the courage to admit their mistakes, apologise, adapt to reality and learn, they turn into monsters,” the Ukrainian president mentioned in his nightly tackle to the nation.
“And when the world ignores it, the monsters resolve that it’s the world that has to adapt to them.
“The day will come when they will have to admit everything. Accept the truth.”
Mr Zelensky mentioned the approaching week can be as essential as any within the struggle: “Russian troops will move to even larger operations in the east of our state.”
In an interview on TV programme 60 Minutes on Sunday evening, Mr Zelensky mentioned Ukraine’s destiny because the struggle shifts to the south and east will depend on whether or not the United States will assist match an anticipated surge in Russian weaponry in these areas.
“To be honest, whether we will be able to (survive) depends on this,” he mentioned.
“I have 100pc confidence in our people and in our armed forces. But unfortunately, I don’t have the confidence that we will be receiving everything we need.”
He thanked President Joe Biden for navy aide so far however added that he “long ago” forwarded a listing of particular objects Ukraine desperately wanted and that historical past would decide Mr Biden’s response.
“He has the list,” Mr Zelensky mentioned. “President Biden can enter history as the person who stood shoulder to shoulder with the Ukrainian people who won and chose the right to have their own country. (This) also depends on him.”
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