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Ukraine’s President Zelensky visits Bucha in the aftermath of Russian occupation

Source: Meduza
On Monday, April 4, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited liberated towns on the outskirts of Kyiv, where the bodies of hundreds of civilians were uncovered following several weeks of occupation by Russian forces. “With my own eyes I saw Bucha, Irpin, Stoyanka after the occupation. We will do our best to bring them back to life as soon as possible,” Zelensky <a href="https://t.me/V_Zelenskiy_official/1099" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">wrote</a> on his official Telegram channel. While in Bucha — the site of <a href="https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/04/04/the-world-reacts-to-evidence-of-russian-atrocities-in-bucha" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">apparent atrocities</a> against civilians — Zelensky <a href="https://meduza.io/news/2022/04/04/my-prodolzhim-diplomaticheskie-i-voennye-usiliya-zelenskiy-zayavil-o-gotovnosti-prodolzhat-peregovory-s-rossiey-posle-ubiystv-v-buche" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">told</a> journalists that although it will be difficult to engage in peace talks with Russia, Kyiv will continue to seek a diplomatic end to the war.
On Monday, April 4, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited liberated towns on the outskirts of Kyiv, where the bodies of hundreds of civilians were uncovered following several weeks of occupation by Russian forces. “With my own eyes I saw Bucha, Irpin, Stoyanka after the occupation. We will do our best to bring them back to life as soon as possible,” Zelensky wrote on his official Telegram channel. While in Bucha — the site of apparent atrocities against civilians — Zelensky told journalists that although it will be difficult to engage in peace talks with Russia, Kyiv will continue to seek a diplomatic end to the war.
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