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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Zelenskiy: Russia Has Made Catastrophic Mistakes” – below is their description.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday said “catastrophic mistakes” have been made by Russia during its invasion of Ukraine.
Speaking during his nightly address from Kyiv, Zelenskyy said that the Russian Army has allegedly started to use laser weapons systems due to a lack of missiles.
“This clearly indicates the complete failure of the invasion,” he said.
Zelenskyy said the Russian Army fired missiles at Mykolaiv and also at Dnipro on Wednesday.
The Ukrainian President also thanked the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen for providing an aid package in the amount of 9 billion euros (9.4 billion USD).
“This step is a testament to the true leadership that the European Union is capable of,” Zelenskyy said.
Zelenskyy signed decrees on the extension of martial law and the term of general mobilization which are now expecting approval by the Supreme Council of Ukraine.
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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe. Its members have a combined area of 4,233,255.3 km² and an estimated total population of about 447 million.
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The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.
Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.
Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy is a Ukrainian politician, former actor and comedian who has been serving as the president of Ukraine since 2019. Zelenskyy grew up in Kryvyi Rih, a Russian-speaking region in south-east Ukraine.