| 5 March 2024, Tuesday |

Defending capital Kyiv is the ‘key priority,’ Ukraine leader says

Ukraine’s President, Volodymyr Zelensky, stated in a video address on Tuesday afternoon that the defense of Kyiv is a top priority for the country.

“Kharkiv and Kyiv are now Russia’s most crucial objectives. Terror was designed to shatter us in order to break our resistance. They are making their way to our capital in the same way as they did to Kharkiv. As a result, the protection of the capital is a top priority for the government today “According to Zelensky.

He said that in all cities Ukraine must do everything possible to stop the enemy, the military and civil authorities of each city are responsible for this.

“But Kyiv is special. We will protect Kyiv, we will protect the state. Kyiv is the heart of our country. It must beat. And it will beat,” the president said.

  • Reuters