President Zelenskyy says ‘Russia lost all its perspectives as a state’ | USA TODAY

Ukraine has made progress in retaking areas formerly held by Russian forces, but the length of the Russia’s war will depend on the assistance offered by Ukrainian allies, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said. He also said Ukraine on Friday shot down the 200th Russian aircraft since the invasion began.

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