February 1, 2023

In a new statement, Zelensky stated that 9,000 Russian soldiers were killed in Ukraine

Posted on 02/03/2022 21:59

The president also used the moment to laud the Ukrainians’ resistance, which he considered “heroic” – (Credit: UKRAINE PRESIDENCY/AFP)

On Wednesday (2/3), the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, held a new press conference to talk about The seventh day of the Russian offensive on Ukraine. In the letter Zelensky even said, “They will send Russia away with the disgrace it deserves.”

The president also used the moment to praise the “heroic” resistance of the Ukrainians. We are a nation that broke the enemy’s plans in a week. Plans written years ago: left, full of hatred for our country and our people,” Zelensky said in a video.

In addition, he said that he admired the citizens who resisted Russia’s advance for seven days and even alluded to the Russian forces. He warned all the occupiers that the Ukrainians would reject them. You must forever remember that we will never give up.”

Zelensky also announced that nearly 9,000 Russian soldiers died in one week – a figure that could not be immediately verified and rejected by the Russian government.

Previously, The first balance of the Russian armyReleased Wednesday, 498 soldiers were killed and 1,597 wounded.


  • Infographics Wednesday 2/3 - Latest events from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, between 1 and 2 March.

    Infographics Wednesday 2/3 – Latest events from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, between 1 and 2 March.
    Sabrina Blanchard, Maria Cecilia Rezende, Emily Bickerton/AFP


  • Infographics Wednesday 2/3 - Map of Kyiv with the location of the three metro lines of the Ukrainian capital, and the Russian-controlled area of ​​the city, on March 1 at 5 pm (Brass).

    Infographics Wednesday 2/3 – Map of Kyiv with the location of the three metro lines of the Ukrainian capital, and the Russian-controlled area of ​​the city, on March 1 at 5 pm (Brass).
    Simone Malvato, Sophie Ramis, Maria Cecilia Resende, Clea Picolier/AFP


  • Infographic Wednesday 2/3 - A map of the location of the bombings, explosions and clashes between the Ukrainian and Russian army, and the areas under Russian control, on March 2 at 2:00 pm (Brass).

    Infographic Wednesday 2/3 – A map of the location of the bombings, explosions and clashes between the Ukrainian and Russian army, and the areas under Russian control, on March 2 at 2:00 pm (Brass).
    Simone Malvato, Sabrina Blanchard, Maria Cecilia Rezende, Clea Piccolier, Kenan Ogaard/AFP


  • Charts Wednesday 2/3 - Map of Ukraine comparing Russian-controlled areas from February 24 to March 1

    Charts Wednesday 2/3 – Map of Ukraine comparing Russian-controlled areas from February 24 to March 1
    Lawrence Sabado, Sophie Ramis, Maria Cecilia Resende, Clea Picolier/AFP


  • Infographic Wednesday 2/3 - The site of explosions and explosions since February 24 in the center of Kharkiv, the second largest city in Ukraine.  Credit: Simone Malvato, Sophie Ramis, Maria Cecilia Resende, Kenan Ogaard / AFP

    Infographic Wednesday 2/3 – The site of explosions and explosions since February 24 in the center of Kharkiv, the second largest city in Ukraine. Credit: Simone Malvato, Sophie Ramis, Maria Cecilia Resende, Kenan Ogaard / AFP
    Simone Malfto, Sophie Ramis, Maria Cecilia Resende, Kenan Ogaard / AFP


  • Infograficos Wednesday 2/3 - Map of Europe shows movements of Ukrainian refugees to other European countries, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

    Infograficos Wednesday 2/3 – Map of Europe shows movements of Ukrainian refugees to other European countries, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
    Sabrina Blanchard, Emily Bickerton, Enrique Bonet-Tura, Gabriel Campello/AFP

*With information from Agence France-Presse