Ukrainian authorities must create unity government to defeat Russia
Comparing Time's articles about Zelenskyy and Zaluzhnyi's column in the Economist, some argue that the West is contrasting the confused and naive self-confident Zelenskyy with the professional and strong Zaluzhnyi
However, this is also a kind of conspiracy in a certain way.
"For me, these two articles are about the same thing. We start from a fictional reality, like in a computer game, where it is possible to liberate Crimea in one month, Donetsk in two and Russia in three."
In our reality, we have the greatest leader the world applauds, a magician commander-in-chief who is even better, and a heroic army in which everyone must serve, except our children. Of course, when I say our reality, I do not mean all of us, but the majority of Ukrainians, according to sociologists.
The real reality is different. Both Time and The Economist, in the words of Simon Shuster and Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, state the obvious.
"We are in a positional war. It is advantageous for Russia because the aggressor is increasing its arms production. We do not have enough weapons to advance."
There are three ways out of a positional war with a giant like Russia. The first is to be defeated and lose statehood. The second is to negotiate with the aggressor and come to an agreement with territorial and political losses. Finally, the only worthy option is to get the necessary weapons and funds and drive the enemy out of Ukraine.
But to achieve this, more Ukrainians must join the armed forces, we must reject the corruption and incompetence of the government, and our efforts in the international arena must be increased a hundredfold to convince societies and politicians in allied countries. It is not up to us to choose the path. It depends on the donors who are allies.
This is easy to write. It happened that at the last elections, our wonderful people entrusted the current government team with this task. And in life, as our talented Igor Valeriyovych (Kolomoiskyi - ed.) used to say, it's like in a supermarket. I'll paraphrase him a bit: vote as you like, but you'll pay for everything later.
Nevertheless, I once again call on the authorities to form a unity government and bring together not only those who want to make TV shows, but all those who can help to convince the West and find weapons.Source
About the author. Mykola Kniazhytskyi, journalist, deputy of the Ukrainian parliament
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