Russian war to determine ‘if brute force will rule the world’

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has said Russia’s ongoing invasion will determine whether “brute force will rule the world.”

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Mr Zelensky addressed world leaders pleading for economic support in the war and also warning of the global dangers of Russia’s aggression.

“This is the moment when it is decided whether brute force will rule the world,” Mr Zelensky said before calling on nations to enforce further and stronger sanctions on Russia including an embargo on Russian oil, no trade with the Kremlin and banning of Moscow’s banks from global systems.

The Ukrainian president added in his address that “if aggressors lose everything, countries would lose motivation to start wars.”

His comments come as Mr Zelensky said “50 to 100 people” are dying every day in the east of the country as Russia tries to capture more territory in the Donbas region.

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