Ukraine needs weapons, freezing war not an option, says president’s advisor

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Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s chief-of-staff
Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s chief-of-staff

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“To ‘freeze’ the war is to get a new DPRK with millions of hostages. We need weapons. We must liberate our people," Podolyak said.

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He was reacting to recent calls from international commentators, including the wife of the Irish president, for there to be a ceasefire in Ukraine.

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Podolyak said the Russian occupation of southern Ukraine has been marked by mass arrests and torture.

"What does the ru-occupation of southern Ukraine look like?” Podolyak wrote.

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“Filtration concentration camps. Mass arrests and torture. Limited supplies of products. No rights and freedoms.”

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