Regardless of the difficult situation at the front, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is confident of victory in the face of the Russian attackers. "2023 must and will definitely be the year of our victory!" Zelenskyj writes on Telegram. In his video speech every evening, he also concedes, with a view to the hard-fought east of his country: "The situation is very tough." Meanwhile, the Russian army is continuing its attacks on civilian targets.
The reports of the 341st day of Russia's war against Ukraine in the stern news blog: