President of Ukraine

Current events

The main topic of the negotiations was the sham referenda organized by the Russian aggressor in the occupied territories. The interlocutors discussed in detail the appropriate reaction to sham referenda.

The key attention was paid to the international reaction to the sham "referenda" held by Russia in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions.

On the 81st anniversary of the Babyn Yar tragedy, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored the memory of all the victims of the mass executions of civilians by the Nazis in occupied Kyiv during World War II. The President also honored the memory of the Jews shot by the Nazis in Babyn Yar by putting an icon lamp next to the Menorah memorial sign.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone call with UN Secretary-General António Guterres to discuss the escalation of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a substantive and constructive talk with Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz.

The Head of State thanked for the strong support of Ukraine consistently demonstrated by the government of the United Kingdom. The President noted the powerful speech of Liz Truss at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, which spoke about the importance of supporting our country until victory.

The leaders constructively exchanged views on countering Russian aggression amid unprecedented pressure and blackmail by the Kremlin.

The President of Ukraine thanked official Ankara for its principled position on non-recognition of sham referenda.

Ukraine must return all its temporarily occupied territories, and only then can we talk about the end of the war. This was stated by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy during a conversation with students and lecturers of Harvard University.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took part in the meeting of the UN Security Council, convened at the initiative of Ukraine, in a videoconference format and called on the international community to respond decisively to Russia's violation of international law and order.