The initiative in the war should remain with Ukraine, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video message.
“Russia is preparing for a new wave of aggression – with the forces that it is able to mobilize. Now the invaders are already increasing pressure on Bakhmut, Ugledarian and other directions. And they want to strengthen the pressure more,” he said.
“In order not to recognize the fallacy of aggression, the owners of Russia want to throw more people and equipment into hostilities. So, we all must strengthen our cooperation in the free world in order not only to answer the next Russian criminal actions. This It is necessary that, if possible, to prevent new Russian criminal actions, ”Zelensky noted.