President of Ukraine


Ukrainians! We are going through the worst ordeal in our history. In our lives. We protect the most precious thing we have. We must hold on. We must fight. And we will win. I know that. I believe in that.

The Russian invaders cannot conquer us. They do not have such strength. They do not have such spirit. They are holding only on violence. Only on terror. Only on weapons, which they have a lot. But the invaders have no natural basis for normal life. So that people can feel happy and dream

News releases October 2022

Lawyers will put an end to this war after the military and politicians - address by the President of Ukraine to the participants of the meeting organized by the International Bar Association (IBA)

| 31 October 2022 - 21:02

I thank you for the already started cooperation of your Association with the Ukrainian Office of the Prosecutor General and for your initiatives that help us fight for justice for all the victims of this Russian terrorist war. Together we can prove that the law is effective, that the law works, that every war crime will be investigated, and every war criminal will be brought to justice

Ukraine's victory is only way to avoid Russian aggression against other countries – Andriy Yermak at Brookings Institution roundtable

| 29 October 2022 - 15:13

The head of the President's Office, Andriy Yermak, called on the world community to increase pressure on the Russian Federation and increase the amount of aid to Ukraine, because only the defeat of the aggressor will make it impossible to wage similar wars against other countries of the world. He stated this participating online in a roundtable organized by the U.S. Brookings Institution

President honored the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives during the expulsion of the Nazis from Ukraine

| 28 October 2022 - 12:04

On the 78th anniversary of the expulsion of the Nazis from Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier in the Eternal Glory Park in Kyiv

Astronaut Scott Kelly became an ambassador of the United24 fundraising platform and presented an ambulance to Ukraine

| 27 October 2022 - 23:54

During an online meeting with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Scott Kelly discussed his ideas for supporting our country and developing United24

Ukraine needs victory over Russia, in particular in energy sphere – address of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 26 October 2022 - 22:39

No matter what the enemy does, our task is to break its plans and protect Ukraine. Conscious energy consumption is now needed by all Ukrainians. Please choose your own scheme for limiting electricity consumption while there is a shortage in the general power system

Andriy Yermak, Valeriy Zaluzhny talk by phone with adviser to Prime Minister of the UK

| 26 October 2022 - 20:01

Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhny had a phone talk with National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister of the UK Timothy Barrow

Andriy Yermak had a phone call with advisors to the President of the United States, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the President of France

| 26 October 2022 - 08:06

Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak had a phone call with U.S. President's National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, British Prime Minister's National Security Adviser Timothy Barrow and French President's Diplomatic Adviser Emmanuel Bonne

The return of the Ukrainian flag to Crimea will mean the restoration of real peace - President's speech at the first parliamentary summit of the Crimea Platform

| 25 October 2022 - 13:36

The return of the Ukrainian flag is the arrival of the European Union on the peninsula. In the full sense of these words. The return of the Ukrainian flag is the protection of human rights, it is freedom for all people in Crimea

We defended the independence of Ukraine, and Russia cannot change that already, but we still have to go the way to victory - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 24 October 2022 - 22:03

On February 24, the Kremlin could not even think about it, although they should have. But now, on October 24, there is no Russian official or propagandist who does not understand where all this is going for them. They started to recall 1917 long ago. The feeling of failure in Russia is getting stronger

Russia brings death and degradation, Ukraine is always about restoration - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 23 October 2022 - 20:53

If Russia has prepared another round of raising stakes and another escalating step, it must see now, preemptively and before its any new "dirt" that the world will not swallow that

No terrorist attack will stop our defenders – address of the President of Ukraine

| 22 October 2022 - 22:10

Together, we are now showing that Ukrainian life cannot be broken. Even if the enemy can leave us temporarily without power, it will still never succeed in leaving us without the desire to make things right, to mend and return them to normal

First Lady of Ukraine presents two projects at the world's largest Frankfurt Book Fair

| 22 October 2022 - 09:45

First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska is visiting Germany. The visit began with a meeting with the president of the Landtag (parliament) of the federal state of Hesse, Astrid Wallmann, during which the issue of school education for Ukrainian children in this region was discussed

Do everything to let people know about Russia's terror in Ukraine, spread stories about the victories of freedom - address by the President of Ukraine to the participants of the Frankfurt Book Fair

| 21 October 2022 - 16:39

Knowledge is the answer. I invite all of you to Ukraine - publishers and authors, businessmen and public figures, educators, journalists - everyone! Look at what our people are going through. What we have already managed to achieve. What threats we still face. Take a look - and tell about it

Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with representatives of Goldman Sachs investment company

| 20 October 2022 - 19:29

Volodymyr Zelenskyy emphasized that Ukraine is also open to investments, the arrival of businesses and financial companies, and new technologies

Ukraine counts on the adoption of the UN resolution on the international compensation mechanism at the cost of frozen Russian assets - President

| 20 October 2022 - 19:15

The Head of State noted that Ukraine has already frozen the assets of many Russian citizens subject to sanctions. The President of Ukraine thanked the countries that also froze Russian assets, in particular the accounts of Russian legal entities. Among others, Switzerland supported Ukraine in this matter

Timely aid from partners makes it possible to avoid many victims and destruction - Olena Zelenska in an interview with Bild

| 20 October 2022 - 09:24

The task of the Ukrainian state is to help Ukrainians endure the winter as best as possible. This was stated by First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska in an interview with the German newspaper Bild

Andriy Yermak discusses strengthening Ukraine's air defense with representatives of embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain

| 19 October 2022 - 18:01

Head of the President's Office Andriy Yermak has called on France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain, which are among the leaders in providing Ukraine with weapons and military equipment, to step up actions to strengthen our country's air defense. He said this at a briefing for representatives of the diplomatic corps of these countries in the Office of the President

Oleksandr Usyk joined the United24 fundraising platform

| 18 October 2022 - 23:05

Undisputed cruiserweight world boxing champion, heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Usyk became the ambassador of the UNITED24 fundraising platform. He will focus on supporting the "Reconstruction of Ukraine" direction. This was announced during the athlete's online conversation with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy

No matter what the enemy plans and does, Ukraine will defend itself - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 18 October 2022 - 22:16

I am grateful to all friends of Ukraine! I am grateful to everyone who fights and works for our victory! No matter what the enemy plans and does, our perspective is clear: Ukraine will defend itself

The fewer terrorist opportunities Russia has, the sooner this war will end - address by the President of Ukraine

| 17 October 2022 - 22:27

Russia stands no chance on the battlefield. And it tries to cover up its military defeats with terror. Why does it need terror? To put pressure on us, on Europe, on the whole world. Terrorists must be neutralized

Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited a military hospital and presented state awards to the wounded defenders of Ukraine and military medics

| 14 October 2022 - 16:45

On the Day of Defenders of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited a military hospital

Address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the Day of Defenders of Ukraine

| 14 October 2022 - 09:04

On October 14, we express gratitude. Gratitude to everyone who fought for Ukraine in the past. And to everyone who is fighting for it now. To all who won then. And to everyone who will definitely win now. Win in such a way that it will crown the struggle of many generations of our people with success. The people who always wanted one thing the most - freedom

If Europe wants to get rid of pressure from Russia, it is necessary to end the war in Ukraine in a fair way - Mykhailo Podolyak in an interview with elDiario

| 13 October 2022 - 18:46

If Europe, together with Ukraine, does not end the war properly, the problems and crises provoked by Russia will become even larger. This was stated by Advisor to the Head of the President's Office Mykhailo Podolyak in an interview with the Spanish online newspaper elDiario

Speech by the President of Ukraine at the autumn plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

| 13 October 2022 - 16:15

I am grateful for the fact that the PACE can become the first international organization that designates Russia exactly this way - as a terrorist state

The entire Russian terror machine must and will be neutralized - address by the President of Ukraine

| 12 October 2022 - 22:21

The more audacious and cruel Russian terror becomes, the more obvious it is to the world that helping Ukraine to protect the sky is one of the most important humanitarian tasks for Europe of our time

If Ukraine loses, Russia will dominate in Europe and impose its values on it - Mykhailo Podolyak in an interview with Le Figaro

| 12 October 2022 - 11:56

The only way to win the war unleashed by the Russian Federation is to stop being afraid of Russia and multiply Ukraine's tactical victories. This was stated by Advisor to the Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Mykhailo Podolyak in an interview with the French newspaper Le Figaro

It is necessary to intensify common efforts to create an air shield for Ukraine - speech by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the video conference of the leaders of the Group of Seven and Ukraine

| 11 October 2022 - 17:03

When Ukraine receives a sufficient number of modern and effective air defense systems, the key element of Russian terror - missile strikes - will cease to work

Russia cannot defeat Ukraine on the battlefield, so it resorts to the greatest terror since World War II - Andriy Yermak

| 10 October 2022 - 21:53

Head of the Presidential Office Andriy Yermak emphasizes that Ukraine will continue to liberate its territories and approach victory in the war with Russia. He said this while taking part in The Cipher Brief, an event dedicated to security issues, in a video conference format

If occupiers flee, this will be the best option for them – address of President of Ukraine

| 8 October 2022 - 21:25

Our future is sunny. This is a future without occupiers. Throughout our territory, in particular in Crimea

We will never betray our people – Olena Zelenska in interview with 60 Minutes TV broadcast

| 7 October 2022 - 10:56

First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska in an interview with the 60 Minutes television broadcast, which began in 1968 on the American CBS channel, told how children study in Ukrainian schools in the conditions of Russian aggression

Russian evil will lose when our peace formula prevails - speech by the President of Ukraine at the meeting of the leaders of the European Political Community

| 6 October 2022 - 17:05

We, the leaders of Europe, can become the leaders of peace. Our European political community can become a European community of peace. So, let's do it!

Olena Zelenska met with Agata Kornhauser-Duda in Poland and spoke at the Warsaw Security Forum

| 5 October 2022 - 12:32

The wife of the President of Ukraine Olena Zelenska paid a visit to the Republic of Poland, during which she held a meeting with the first lady of this country Agata Kornhauser-Duda, spoke at the Warsaw Security Forum and received the Knight of Freedom Award awarded to the Ukrainian people

We must create a Special Tribunal on the crime of aggression against Ukraine - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the participants of the public debate "War and Law" in Paris

| 5 October 2022 - 09:51

I invite all of you to participate in the establishment of appropriate legal institutions. Anyone who joins in restoring justice now will join in guaranteeing long-term peace for all of us in Europe and the world

The Ukrainian army is carrying out a pretty fast and powerful advance in the south of our country - address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 4 October 2022 - 22:44

In particular, according to the military reports from the Kherson region: the settlements of Lyubymivka, Khreshchenivka, Zolota Balka, Bilyaivka, Ukrainka, Velyka and Mala Oleksandrivka, and Davydiv Brid were liberated from the occupier and stabilized. And this is far from a complete list... Our warriors do not stop

Ukraine appreciates people, saves people – these are fundamental rules for our state – address by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

| 3 October 2022 - 23:44

And we will do everything to make such a meeting possible for the families of all Ukrainians who are still in Russian captivity one day – a meeting with their relatives

Civilized world must show Russia that it will not get away with either attempted annexation or nuclear blackmail – Andriy Yermak in column for The Atlantic

| 1 October 2022 - 17:56

The response to Russia's nuclear blackmail must be fierce and unequivocal, otherwise every dictator will scramble to obtain nuclear weapons, and al nonproliferation agreements will be worthless. This is stated in the column of Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak published in the U.S. magazine The Atlantic

Negotiations with Russia can resume only when Russian army leaves entire territory of Ukraine, including Crimea – Podolyak in interview with La Repubblica

| 1 October 2022 - 15:04

Despite the statement of the authorities of the Russian Federation that it is ready for negotiations, it puts forward only ultimatums, so in such conditions the settlement of the conflict by diplomatic means is impossible, Mykhailo Podolyak, the adviser to the head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, said in an interview with the Italian publication La Repubblica

Ukraine to continue liberating its territories despite any statements from Russia – Mykhailo Podolyak in interview with Politico

| 1 October 2022 - 13:18

"We have no other options when it comes to ending the war properly. We can't leave some enclave [under Russian occupation] or create a new dividing line," Podolyak said

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We are pleased to introduced the artists the Palyanitsya Foundation collaborates with. Our mutual goal is to help Ukraine withstand the Russian aggression and win in this war

Magura – the daughter of war and Ukrainian Wonder Woman – is an illustrator from Ukraine.

Here we may, quite shortly, put some personal details about an artist, for example social and professional background, what artist was doing before the war and how the war has changed her life.

In more details what was happening with the artist since the war was unleashed – personal reflections, activities, events in personal life – for example marriage.

Artist’s view of how the war shall end and how Ukraine shall overcome all the difficulties.

Actually speaking, it would be better to make a short interview with the artist and compose this sort of message as a result, the question is if it’s is possible and will conduct such interview.

On the other hand, it’s also probable that such sort of profile/message may be already available, I would guess that it could be got prepared for exhibitions of the artist, at least there is one mentioning about the exhibition at Facebook.