Reznikov believes ending war as early as this year “realistic”

Reznikov believes ending war as early as this year “realistic”

Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov of Ukraine believes that it is impossible to predict when the war with Russia will end, but his optimistic forecasts suggest this could happen by the end of 2022.

The Minister made the comment, speaking at the GLOBSEC International Security Forum in Bratislava, Ukrinform reports citing the defense ministry’s press service.

"Russia continues to make efforts to occupy our entire country. It is currently impossible to predict when the war will end, but my optimistic predictions suggest it’s realistic that this will happen this year," Reznikov said, recalling that the Kremlin's dream is to "regain ‘their’ land."

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The defense minister warned that "Poland, the Baltic states, Slovakia, and others will be next, so we must stop Russia and deter them in the future."

He also said that the Russian military is not a regular civilized army, but murderers, looters, and rapists.

As Ukrinform reported, Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov called Slovakia’s contract with Ukraine for the supply of Zuzana 2 howitzers a serious investment in the Slovak economy.

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