Zelensky Says Ukraine Won’t Let Russia ‘Own’ Victory Over Nazism

Zelensky Says Ukraine Won’t Let Russia ‘Own’ Victory Over Nazism

Ukraine won’t let Russia “owns the victory over Nazism”, declared the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskyon Monday, the day Russia celebrates victory in World War II in style.

“We are proud of our predecessors who, together with other peoples in an anti-Hitler They defeated Nazism. We will not allow anyone to annex this victory, appropriate it “he said in a video, in which he is seen walking on the central avenue of kyiv.

Zelensky listed several cities in eastern and southern Ukraine currently under control of the invading Russian forces, saying that the Ukrainians during World War II had expelled the forces of Nazi Germany from these regions.

“On the day of victory over the Nazis, we are fighting for another victory, the road to this victory is long but we have no doubts about our victory. We won then, we will win now.”he added, referring to the Russian invasion of his country that began on February 24.

“Our enemy dreamed that we would give up celebrating May 9 and the victory over the Nazis so that the word denazification would have a chance”he added.

The “denazification” of Ukraine is the main reason given by the Russian president, Vladimir Putinto justify the invasion.

Moscow will display its army in a military parade in Red Square on Monday to mark the victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, which is celebrated on May 9 in the countries of the former Soviet Union.

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