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The Head of State thanked for the comprehensive support from the US at various levels, as well as for the personal support of Ukraine from Bill Clinton and his wife, in particular for the participation in the Summit of First Ladies and Gentlemen.

2008, 2014, 2022 - the wars that started in these years have a different scale and nature, but there is one meaning of what happened: regional and global security mechanisms did not work. That is why the principle of prevention, which we have been insisting on for a very long time even before February 24, is so necessary in international relations.

First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska gave an interview to NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation. The President's wife spoke about barrier-free projects that will be implemented during the reconstruction of Ukraine.

Negotiations with the Russian side are possible only on condition of several important tactical defeats of Russia. Therefore, the task of Europe is to provide military and financial support to Ukraine, so that our country can win this war. Mykhailo Podolyak, Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, stated this in an interview with the French newspaper Le Figaro.

The budget revenues of the Russian Federation from the export of oil, gas and coal doubled in the first 100 days of the full-scale war against Ukraine, so it can be stated that the current regime of Western energy sanctions against the Russian Federation is not effective and needs to be strengthened immediately. This was emphasized by Oleg Ustenko, economic adviser to the President of Ukraine, in an article for the Financial Times.

There is no such nation in the world that can feel safe when a terrorist state fires at a nuclear plant. God forbid, if something irreparable happens, no one will stop the wind that will spread the radioactive contamination.

On the occasion of the Day of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy presented the "Golden Star" orders to servicemen who were awarded the title of Hero of Ukraine and to members of the families of fallen Heroes, as well as other state awards.

Ukraine needs the supply of as many modern weapons as possible and hopes for the active participation of Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz in this matter. Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak stated this in an interview with Tagesspiegel.

I thank the partners – everyone who supplies Ukraine with the necessary weapons. In particular, another package of support from the United States was approved this week, which also includes ammunition for the HIMARS systems. We are doing everything to get yet more effective and modern weapons.

To develop and implement the compensation mechanism, the President created an ad hoc working group chaired by Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak, consisted of representatives of the Cabinet of Ministers and leading Ukrainian and foreign specialists on international law.