Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has admitted in an interview that the progress of the country’s counteroffensive to retake Russian-occupied territories is slower than hoped for. Despite pressure, Zelenskyy stated that Ukraine will continue to proceed with its battle strategy as it sees fit.
- President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has acknowledged that Ukraine’s progress in reclaiming its Russian-occupied territories is not as rapid as expected.
- While Ukraine has reportedly liberated eight villages in the country’s south and east, it’s struggling against heavily fortified Russian lines.
- Zelenskyy remains firm in the face of external pressure, asserting that Ukraine will continue its counteroffensive strategy as it deems best.
- In a swift counteroffensive last fall, Ukraine successfully reclaimed large tracts of territory in the Kharkiv region.
- Zelenskyy retaliated against Putin’s recent insults, comparing the Russian president to Adolf Hitler in terms of antisemitism.