War is entering escalation phase - Svoboda battalion fighter Lysenko
Yaroslav Lysenko, a soldier serving with the Svoboda (Freedom) battalion of the National Guard, said that the Ukrainian defenders are firmly holding their positions
He said this on the air of the Espreso TV channel.
"I have already experienced the protracted war phase in 2014, and it does not suit me. For us, the protracted war has reached its peak and I expect that the war will have an aggravation stage, we will go on the attack and wipe out Russian invaders. Victory will be ours," he emphasized .
According to him, Ukrainian defenders are doing everything to ensure that the West provides Ukraine with weapons and delivers them on time.
"The protracted war, negotiations and the formula '15 years of talks about Donbas and Crimea' do not suit me, as a citizen of Ukraine. We hold our positions and do not retreat a single step, we firmly maintain our positions and do not move back," Lysenko noted.