Russian-American tensions: Ukrainian Zelenskyy wants an end to the fighting in the East in 2022

Al Jazeera English posted this video clip, titled “Russian-American Tensions: Ukraine’s Zelenskyy Wants to End Fighting in the East in 2022” – below is their description.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his New Year’s message that he wants to see an end to the conflict in the east of the country.

Large parts of the region were occupied by Russian-backed separatists almost eight years ago.

Ukrainian officials said Russia had moved 100,000 people to their shared border, with Moscow and Washington threatening each other over military build-up.

Nadim Baba’s report from Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

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