For Zelensky, Putin wants to "erase" his country and its history

For Zelensky, Putin wants to “erase” his country and its history

Shock statements Volodymyr Zelensky continue. This Wednesday, the Ukrainian president accused Moscow to strive to “erase” Ukraine and its history. He also called on Jews to “not remain silent” after the Russian strikes near Babi Yar, the site of the Nazi massacre.

“They have orders to erase our history, erase our country, erase us all,” he said in a video, urging countries around the world not to remain neutral. The Ukrainian president, himself a Jew, called on the “Jews of the world” to speak out in the face of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

‘They shouted that civilians are being killed’

On Tuesday, a Russian bombing targeted the TV tower in Kyivadjacent to the Babi Yar Nazi massacre site where nearly 34,000 Jews were massacred in two days by the Nazis in 1941.

He said: “It is important that millions of Jews around the world do not remain silent. Nazism was born in silence. It screams that civilians are being killed. It screams that Ukrainians are being killed.” Russian President Vladimir Putin He accuses his Ukrainian counterpart, despite his Jewish origin, of being a neo-Nazi, thus justifying his military operation in Ukraine, citing the genocide of the Russians in his neighbor.

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