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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Volodymyr Zelensky says he's target number 1

Ukraine's Defence Ministry on Friday said more than 1,000 Russian servicemen have been killed so far in the conflict

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The Brandenburg Gate is illuminated in the colours of Ukraine during a solidarity demonstration in Berlin, Germany Photo: AP/PTI

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky vowed on Friday to stay in Kyiv even as he said intel suggested that he was marked by the Russians as “enemy number 1.”   At least 137 Ukranians were dead, with 316 injured, Zelensky said. An estimated 100,000 people fled as explosions and gunfire rocked major cities.

Ukraine’s Defence Ministry on Friday said more than 1,000 Russian servicemen have been killed so far in the conflict. “Russia has not suffered so many casualties during the fighting in any of its armed conflicts since its inception,” the ministry said, Reuters reported.

But Zelensky warned in a video message, “(The)

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First Published: Feb 25 2022 | 10:21 PM IST

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