Russia Ukraine updates live: Russia accused of using ‘filthy’ chemical weapons
"There is the Bug River, which they need to force their way across in order to advance."You can be 99 per cent sure that Mykolayiv region will continue to hold back the advance of the Russian troops," he said.
"The capital is the heart of Ukraine, and it will be defended.
Kyiv, which is currently the symbol and forward operating base of Europe's freedom and security, will not be given up by us."