Zelensky 60 Minutes Interview reiterates demands for weapons, non-flying area

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated the need for more weapons and the closure of the skies over his war-torn country, as Russian forces continued to paralyze and continue to destroy Ukrainian cities, killing thousands of civilians in the 45-day war.

Speaking from his dim, fortified compound somewhere in the capital, Kyle, Zhelensky defended his blunt, sharp diplomatic style when seeking world leaders’ help when his people were being harmed.

“When you are [working] In diplomacy, there is no end, ”he told 60-minute Scott Belly in an interview aired Sunday night.

“These are all very bureaucratic. That’s why the way I talk to them is completely fair. I no longer have lives [to give] I have no emotions. I am no longer interested in their diplomacy leading to the destruction of my country.

“A lot of countries have changed their minds about Ukraine and our people. But I think we paid a high price for that.

Zelensky was interviewed by Scott Belle for 60 minutes.
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Zhelensky is no longer interested in diplomacy.
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Ukrainian President Beli shows the destruction of his country.
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Last week, he visited the UN. He condemned the Security Council and questioned why it did not help Ukraine’s defense against the Russian invasion – the UN. Violation of the first article of the charter. He also called on NATO, saying in a speech to the organization, “All people who die from your weakness will die.”

Despite Zhelensky’s numerous demands, the United States and its Western allies have refused to establish a no-fly zone in Ukrainian skies, fearing that the expansion could lead to World War III. Most have instead provided arms or imposed sanctions on Russia.

Zelensky compared the response of the West to those who sit idly by watching the atrocities of World War II never get involved.

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The United States and its Western allies have refused to establish a no-fly zone in Ukrainian skies.
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Bodies are scattered on the streets of Ukraine.
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Zelensky did not believe that the Russian occupation would end on the border with Ukraine.
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A mass grave was found near a church where the bodies were not fully buried.
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Many bodies were not fully buried.
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“Are countries that did not take part in the war responsible? Which countries allowed German troops to march across Europe? Is the world responsible for the genocide? Yes. Yes, it does, ”he said.

“When you [have the ability to] Close the sky – yes it’s scary, a world war can start. I’m scared. I understand [that]. And you can’t put pressure on these people because everyone is afraid of war. But whether the world [is responsible] For this, I hope, yes. I believe.

“Stand in front of the mirror every day and ask yourself, have you been able to do anything? Or is there something you can not do? To this question – and another question – you will find the answer in the mirror as to who you are. That’s what I believe. “

Zhelensky said he did not believe Russian occupation on Ukraine’s border would end and that Russian President Vladimir Putin would continue to approach Europe.

“Some use it politically, as an excuse, to say, ‘Ukraine cannot be defended because there may be a nuclear war.’ Today, I think no one in this world can predict what Russia will do. If they invade our borders further, they will certainly move closer to Europe. They become strong and unpredictable.

After all, Zhelensky stressed the need for additional weapons in Ukraine. He called for stronger sanctions on Russia “because they are around” and said “the Western world knows it.”

Belle asked the president about the massacre of hundreds of civilians in Pucha, a suburb of Kyiv.
Belle asked the president about the massacre of civilians in Pucha.
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“I have no more lives [to give] I have no emotions. Zhelensky said.
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“Weapons, Number One. They have to be very serious about this. They will surely understand what I am talking about now. They must provide arms to Ukraine as if to protect themselves and their own people. They need to understand this; If they do not speed up, it will be very difficult for us to cope with this pressure, “he said.

“The second factor is sanctions, because we have found in economics some things that economists can easily avoid. Russia is avoiding them. This is absolutely true. The Western world knows this. It should not be allowed. This is not a movie, this is real life. Stop being afraid of the Russian Federation. We are not afraid. We have shown.

The 41-year-old former comedian said he had a list of specific items that US President Joe Biden had asked to help defend his country.

“President Biden can go down in history as the man who stood shoulder to shoulder with the victorious Ukrainian people and chose the right to own their own country. [This] And it depends on him, ”he said, adding that he was not” disappointed “by Biden’s response.

“I do not know how another president will replace us, I do not know. It’s difficult. We have a good relationship. At least I think so. Ukraine depends on the support of the United States. I, as the leader of a country in war – I can only be grateful.

Zhelensky said US weapons were a great help to Ukraine’s security, but needed more to ensure victory.

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“It will be very difficult for us to fight this pressure,” Zhelensky said.
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The homes and communities of many residents have been destroyed by the war.
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Zelensky plans to continue fighting for his country, but insists Ukraine needs more help.
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“But it is true that America has helped a lot,” he said.

Within 45 minutes of the capital, Belle asked the president about the massacre of hundreds of civilians in Pucha, a suburb of Pucha. After the withdrawal of Russian troops, a mass grave was found near the church, with the bodies not fully buried. More bodies were scattered in the streets.

He described what he saw as “death.” Just death. ”

Zelensky traveled to the city to witness the massacre, and was photographed at a rare vulnerable moment showing emotion on his face. Said emotionally angry.

“It’s angry. It’s angry because we do not understand [the Russians]. You cannot understand this world. The givers and people of these orders are on this planet [who carry them out],” he said.

In addition to Pucha, Ukraine has extensive evidence of Russian war crimes, including intercepted communications by soldiers, telling parents what they did, records of prisoners of war killing civilians, and captured Russian pilots with maps of civilian targets. He said action should be taken against everyone involved, including Putin.

“Look, I think everyone who made a decision, who issued an order, who executed an order, whoever was fit for it, is guilty,” he said.

Zhelensky said he was ready to sit down with Putin and negotiate the terms of the peace, during which he expects Russia to demand that Ukraine give up part of its territory, including the Donbass region and Crimea – which he “certainly cannot approve.”

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