President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine – during a television address – called on Russian soldiers to surrender.
He noted that the Russian army incurred severe losses during the invasion compared to the 2014 Chechnya conflict.
He stated that the Russian military was starting to see that nothing can be achieved through war.
He further said that those who decide to surrender would not be prejudiced against him and that he was receptive to them.
the Ukrainian state and society.
According to BBC News, the Ukrainian president then went on to show appreciation and awe towards Marina Ovsyannikova, the journalist, who ran holding up an anti-war sign interrupting live TV news overseen by the Russian state.
A recent report revealed the journalist has been detained with no information on her whereabouts.
He showed acknowledgement to Russians who were making effort to combat disinformation in Russia.
Talks between both countries are anticipated to take place on Tuesday, as the president noted that there had been some progress.
Afterwards, during a video call to PM Boris Johnson of the UK and Joint Expeditionary Force representatives, President Zelensky criticised NATO for refusing to order a no-fly zone.
Zelensky said some members of Nato were so scared of Russia’s invasion that they failed to act accordingly.
In response to this, prime ministers of Poland, Slovakia and Czech will be in Kyiv to have talks with the Ukrainian president.
According to the Polish government, the talk is meant to show to the government of Ukraine that the whole of Europe had their back while also extending a ‘broad package of support for the Ukrainian state and society.
Source: BBC News