Ukraine: President Zelensky warns Russia will escalate attacks amid EU membership bid

by 24britishtvJune 20, 2022, 6:50 p.m. 19
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Volodymyr Zelensky has warned Russia will step up attacks in the coming days, amid Ukraine’s EU membership bid. The European Union will decide whether to give the country ”candidate status” later this week. The move would kickstart the lengthy process of Ukraine’s accession to the bloc, which could take years and is not guaranteed. Ahead of the decision, Mr Zelensky anticipated Russia will escalate its violence in the country. On Sunday evening, during his nightly address from Kyiv, the Ukrainian president said: “Obviously, this week we should expect from Russia an intensification of its hostile activities." Continue reading: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/zelensky-russia-eu-ukraine-invasion-latest-update-b1007086.html Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1

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