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We mustn’t give Putin a break - Zelensky on military actions in winter

Sep 18, 2023

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky spoke about the successes of the Armed Forces of Ukraine during the counteroffensive and announced active military operations in the winter.

This is reported with reference to Volodymyr Zelensky's interview with CBS.


The Ukrainian leader noted that Ukrainian troops have the initiative, are moving forward every day and liberating territories. When asked about military operations in winter, the president said that Ukraine cannot waste time.

"Forget about the weather and so on. In places where armored vehicles cannot go, we will fly. If we cannot fly, we will send drones. We must not give Putin a break," Zelensky said.

The Ukrainian military continues to conduct offensive operations in the Melitopol and Bakhmut directions and is liberating our land from Russian invaders step by step.

On September 17, the 80th Separate Air Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced the liberation of the village of Klishchiyivka near Bakhmut. Ukrainian troops continue to gain ground and conduct stabilization activities, including demining.

Author – Anastasiya Glotova, 18/09/2023

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