Zelensky: Russian offensive has already begun
The predicted spring offensive of Russian troops in Ukraine has already begun. This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelensky in an interview with the BBC.
«Russian attacks are already taking place in several directions», — the president said.
He stressed that Ukrainian forces can continue to resist the Russian offensive until they can launch their own counteroffensive. Zelensky reiterated his calls for more Western military aid to Ukraine.
«Of course, modern weapons speed up peace. Arms are the only language Russia understands», the Ukrainian leader explained.
He also dismissed compromises at the end of the war.
« ;We chose this path. We want security guarantees. Any territorial compromise would weaken us as a state»,— Zelensky said.
The President also hopes that Belarus will not join the war.
«If this happens, we will fight and survive» ;, — he added.