Ukrainian head of state Vlodymyr Zelensky said on Monday that “there will soon be ‘Victory Days’ in Ukraine”, referring to the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, and called Russian President Vladimir Putin “crazy”.
“Only a madman can repeat what happened in World War II and everyone who repeats the crimes that took place at that time is imitating Nazi philosophy,” Zelensky said, referring to Putin, in a speech published this Monday on the portal. official on the day that marks the 77th anniversary of the “Day of Victory against Nazi Germany”
In Ukraine “we are fighting for a new victory”, in the sense of stopping the invasion that Russia launched against the country on the 24th of February, said Zelensky.
The Ukrainian head of state recognizes that the “path is being difficult”, but he expressed confidence in the “triumph”.
In the same message, Zelensky also said that the Ukrainian territory has experienced many wars but that no enemy has managed to “stay”, stressing that “there is no invader who can rule the free people of Ukraine”.
This Monday, Russia marks the 9th of May, the day of the capitulation of Nazi Germany, in 1945, with traditional military parades in Moscow, a political and military tradition that has been maintained since the period of the Soviet regime.
“We are proud of our ancestors, who, like other peoples, within the framework of the anti-Hitlerian alliance, defeated Nazism. to be posted on social media.
Images show Ukraine’s head of state today on Kiev’s main avenue.
In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said today that Russian troops and militias from Donetsk and Lugansk are fighting for the motherland, so that no one forgets the lessons of World War II and “there is no room for the Nazis”.
“Today, the Donbas militias, together with the Russian army, are fighting in their own lands (…). Now I address our troops and militias in Donbass: they are fighting for their homeland, for their future, so that no one forgets the lessons of the Second World War, so that there is no room for the Nazis,” Putin said in his speech in Red Square.
Putin, speaking in the speech on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, also said that Russia’s military action in Ukraine is a timely and necessary response to Western policies.
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