(Kiev) In a telephone interview with Ukrainian President Joe Biden called on Tuesday to “stop the Russian aggressor as soon as possible,” during which the two leaders spoke about the “severity” of the dangerous Russian.
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Updated at 2:37 p.m.
“I have just spoken to the President of the United States […] On the sixth day of the Moscow invasion of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zhelensky tweeted after this interview.
There was also talk of “increasing Russian attacks on places used by civilians in Ukraine, including today’s shelling near the Bobby Yar Holocaust Memorial.” White House.
During their meeting, the two presidents discussed, among other things, the assistance provided by the United States and other countries to Ukraine in Western sanctions and defense matters against Russia, Zhelensky added.
The White House says the sanctions “already have an impact on the Russian economy.”
The phone conversation came while facing a major military attack from Russia, which appears to have intensified its attack on the Ukrainian capital Kiev and the country’s second city, Kharkiv (east).
Five people were killed and five others were injured in a Russian strike on Tuesday against a television tower in Kiev, Ukrainian officials said.
The tower is located on Bobby Yar, a valley where the Nazis shot and killed more than 30,000 Jews in two days in 1941. This place is now an important place of remembrance.