"Those who want to push Ukraine to negotiate, I ask them: if you had lost so many close friends because of the war, you would be ready to negotiate, you? '" Andrey, Ukrainian soldier
After nine months of war, the Ukrainian army recovered part of the territory and continues its counter-offensive. But the country is still at the mercy of the Russian bombs. The infrastructure is struck and the human record is extremely heavy. Andrey and his companions have no authorization to reveal how many of their companions have been killed. Andrey - her eyes gets gets up - summarizes: too much. Very good. "To those who want to negotiate, I leave them care to say it to the wives and mothers of my companions who were killed."
Deadly missile strike adds to Ukraine war fears in Poland
PRZEWODOW, Poland (AP) — Since the invasion of Ukraine more than eight months ago, Poland has aided the neighboring country and millions of its refugees — both to ease their suffering and to help guard against the war spilling into the rest of Europe. But a missile strike that killed two men Tuesday in a Polish village close to the Ukrainian border brought the conflict home and added to the long-suppressed sense of vulnerability in a country where the ravages of World War II are well remembered.
in Mykolaiev, Igor, he is not a military. His city is among those that have undergone very heavy bombings. Igor deeply loves his country. But like many others, he prefers to say it discreetly: yes, for him, you have to negotiate, and above all not try to recover the Crimea. "I think the territories should be released. But Crimea, it was really very 'russified,', he says, I am not sure at all that its inhabitants want to return to Ukraine. And then the price to pay would be so high. "
" we cannot wage war forever. I am an optimist. But at the same time, I am also realistic. " Igor, resident of Mykolaiev
The sacrifices are too large and after nine months of war, the sufferings marked the country with a hot iron. Igor knows that the more war will last, the more against the current.