Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky vowed on Sunday in an Orthodox Easter message that no “wickedness” would destroy the nation.
Standing inside one of many nation’s finest identified landmarks, the 1,000-year-old Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, Mr Zelensky stated in a video tackle that Ukraine will overcome the darkness that the battle has introduced upon it.
“As we speak, we nonetheless imagine within the new victory of Ukraine and we’re all satisfied that we are going to not be destroyed by any horde or wickedness,” Mr Zelensky, carrying his trademark darkish khaki outfit, stated.
“We’re overcoming darkish instances and on at the present time I – and most of us – will not be in vibrant garments, however we’re combating for a luminous concept.”
Subdued Easter celebrations occurred throughout the nation on Sunday, precisely two months because the starting of the Russian invasion.
Mr Zelensky added: “Give each boy and each woman a contented childhood, youth, and previous age, which can enable no less than a bit to shed the reminiscences of their horrible childhood throughout the battle.”