Moscow`s massive air and artillery attacks were aimed at destroying the entire Donbas region: says Volodymyr Zelenskiy President Zelenskiy requests Ukraine`s allies to accelerate the shipment of heavy weapons Russia has been opposing the relations of Ukraine with EU and NATO, Russia invaded Ukraine to ensure Russian security
The war in Ukraine could last for years, the head of NATO said on Sunday. He said the supply of weaponry to Ukraine would boost the chance of freeing its eastern region of Donbas from Russian control. British PM Boris Johnson, who visited Kyiv on Friday, also spoke over the weekend of a need to prepare for a long war.
Zelenskiy had discussed the possibility of further sanctions against Russia Zelenskiy said that the more weapons Ukraine receives from the West, the faster it will be able to liberate its occupied land European leaders visiting Kyiv expressed support for making Ukraine a candidate for membership in the European Union
Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in embattled Sievierodonetsk to lay down their arms by early Wednesday. Russia is fighting to maintain momentum in its battle for control of eastern Ukraine. Ukraine is calling for an increase in Western heavy weapons after Russia committed the bulk of its firepower to the Donbas region.
The process usually takes eight to 12 months, but NATO wants to move quickly given the threat from Russia hanging over the Nordic countries' heads Public opinion in Finland and Sweden has shifted massively in favour of membership since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24 Finland and Sweden are NATO's closest partners.