He added, “We have to endure tonight. The fate of Ukraine is now decided.”
And theOn Saturday night, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned that Russian forces would try tonight to seize Kiev, where fierce battles are taking place.
“I must say it quite frankly: tonight will be more difficult than it was today. Many cities of our country are under attack,” Zelensky said in a video message posted on the presidential website.
He added: “A special interest in Kiev… We cannot lose the capital.”
“I turn to our defenders, men and women on all fronts: Tonight the enemy will use all his forces to crush our defenses in the most despicable, cruel and inhumane way. Tonight they will try to take” Kiev.
The Ukrainian president announced that he spoke during the day with several senior Western leaders, including US Presidents Joe Biden, French Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
He said, “We agreed on more aid, more support, and a great deal of support for our country.”
“Our main goal is to end this massacre,” Zelensky stressed.