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"We will find the killers": Zelenskyy reacts to video of Ukrainian serviceman being shot

Monday, 6 March 2023, 21:24
We will find the killers: Zelenskyy reacts to video of Ukrainian serviceman being shot

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reacted to the video of Russian invaders shooting a Ukrainian soldier who said "Slava Ukraini (Glory to Ukraine)!"

Source: Zelenskyy in his video address

Quote from Zelenskyy: "Today a video has emerged of the invaders brutally killing a soldier who bravely said to their faces, ‘Glory to Ukraine!’ I want us all to respond together, in unity, to his words: ‘Glory to the hero! Glory to the heroes! Glory to Ukraine!’ And we will find the killers."


Details: Zelenskyy added that Russian invaders kill for one word and the dream of Ukraine.


  • On 5 March, a horrific video appeared on the internet showing an unarmed Ukrainian prisoner of war being shot by the Russians after saying "Glory to Ukraine!"
  • The Security Service of Ukraine has opened criminal proceedings regarding the video in which Russian invaders shot the Ukrainian soldier.
  • Ukrainian ombudsman Dmytro Lubinets called the shooting of the Ukrainian soldier "another Russian war crime".
  • Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba called on the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate the circumstances of the shooting of the Ukrainian prisoner of war.

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