"Today the key task is Mariupol," he said, adding that a humanitarian supply convoy was now only 80 kilometers (50 miles) away from the besieged port city, where more than 400,000 people are trapped.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy addressing the country:"For the second time, we are left alone in defense of our country. Who is ready to fight with us? Honestly no one. Who is ready to give Ukraine a guarantee of NATO membership? Honestly, everyone is afraid of Moscow.
25 Apr 2021
President Zelenskiy has invited Putin to meet him in eastern Ukraine for talks on ending the long-running conflict there. Kyiv has accused Russia of a massive troop buildup at the border.
26 Jan 2020
Ukraine's Zelenskiy has asked Germany to "politically contribute" to the investigation into the downing of the Ukrainian aircraft near Tehran. Kyiv expects Iran — which shot down the plane — to compensate the victims.
12 Dec 2019
Rebels have said they will participate in a prisoner swap as part of the deal, but offered fewer Ukrainians than Kyiv asked for. Ukrainian President Zelenskiy said he was a "hostage" of a failed 2015 deal.
20 Nov 2019
An army veteran and a foreign service officer who overheard Trump's call to Ukraine's President Zelenskiy gave their testimony to Congress. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said there was "no doubt" what Trump was asking for.