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Zelensky vows victory as Ukraine marks two years since Russian invasion [Video]

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Canadian Politics and Government
By Michael Murphy and James Kilner

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Volodymyr Zelensky promised victory against Russia as Ukraine marked the second anniversary of the full-scale invasion on Saturday.

Speaking on the tarmac of Kyiv’s Hostomel airport, where Ukrainian soldiers fought off Russian paratroopers in the opening days of the war, the Ukrainian president pledged that his forces would overturn recent battlefield defeats.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky (centre) on Saturday in Kyiv with (from left) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo.Credit: AP

“We will win,” he said at a ceremony attended by four Western leaders, including European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

“Two years ago we met hostile fire here,” …

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