In his latest Facebook video, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Western leaders of ignoring the most recent attacks on his people.
As mentioned earlier this morning, a family of three are among several civilians who were recently killed by Russian shelling while attempting to evacuate from the town of Irpin, on the north-west outskirts of Kyiv.
“This is murder,” Zelensky said. “Deliberate murder. And I have not heard a reaction from any world leader today. From any Western politician … not a word, as if Western leaders have dissolved tonight.”
Zelensky started his video with a spiel about “Forgiveness Sunday”, a day when Ukrainians apologise to each other and to God.
“These words seem to have lost their meaning today… We. Will. Not. Forgive,” he said.
The Ukrainian President also said he was awarding “orders [of merit]” to the heads of regional administrations and mayors who had excelled in the…