President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says no one knows how long this war will last . Ukraine fired down 200th Russian aircraft of the war on Friday, he says .
KYIV (KYV) — Although Ukrainians are doing everything possible to drive out the Russians, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said today that no one knows how long this war will last.Sadly, this will not be achievable only by our people, who are already giving their best, he said in his nightly video message to the nation.This will depend on our partners, on European countries, and the whole free world.He expressed appreciation to all those who are working to lift the sanctions against Russia and provide Ukraine with more military and financial assistance.This isn't just a cost for Western countries, either.This is not about accounting, it is about the future.Ukraine fired down the 200th Russian aircraft of the war on Friday, according to Zelenskyy, and noted Russias significant losses in tanks, infantry, helicopters, and drones.And for what It is expected that the Lenin statue will remain in Genichesk for a short time, as it is temporarily occupied. In April, Russian forces rebuilt the Lenin statue in Genichesk, a town in the southern Kherson region.According to Zelenskyy, Ukraine was in tense talks to evacuate the wounded fighters trapped in the Mariupol steelworks.We were talking about a large number of people.We are going to whatever extent to evacuate all of the rest, each of our defenders. Ukrainian forces retaken towns and villages from Russian forces, according to Zelenskyy.He said construction to restore electricity, running water, telephone communications, and social services was ongoing.