"We are facing the real war with Russia. Ukraine is the only country in the world that is fighting with Russian regular army," he pointed out.
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Yatseniuk reminded everyone that Russia had illegally annexed Crimea, introduced tough suppression of freedom and the rights of the Crimean Tatars. After that the terrorists and Russian troops controlled by Russia invaded Donetsk and Luhansk and started intimidating the whole world.
He pointed out that Ukraine was defending not only itself, but Europe, the international law, and the international order. So it was not only about Ukrainian people, but global dimension as well.
As to him, that war is not only between Ukraine and Russia, but between the past and the future, darkness and light, freedom and dictatorship. Yatseniuk also said that victory was possible if everyone united against the aggressor.
Head of Ukrainian government emphasized that there had to be general and powerful answer to those who undermined the world order, drew new lines after the World War II, who did not respect freedom, democracy and did not respect our countries.
He also highlighted that sooner or later Ukraine would return control over Donetsk and Luhansk, and Crimea would be part of Ukrainian territory again.
The prime minister of Ukraine expressed his confidence that Ukraine would fight and win and have success.