Time named Ukrainian spirit and President Zelensky Person of the year
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, and the "spirit of Ukraine" was named "Person of the Year" by the American magazine Time.
Rubryka writes about this, referring to Time.
"Zelensky's success as a wartime leader has relied on the fact that courage is contagious. It spread through Ukraine's political leadership in the first days of the invasion, as everyone realized the President had stuck around.
That experience turned out to have its advantages. Zelensky was adaptable and trained not to lose his nerve under pressure. He knew how to read a crowd and react to its moods and expectations. Now his audience was the world. He was determined not to let them down," Time wrote.
As for the "spirit of Ukraine," Instead of running for their lives, many Ukrainians grabbed whatever weapons they could find and ran to defend their towns and cities against an invading force armed with tanks and attack helicopters."
We will remind you that on December 5, the British newspaper Financial Times also recognized the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, as "Person of the Year."
He is considered "the embodiment of the courage and resilience of the Ukrainian people in their struggle against russia's aggression."
His decision to stay in Kyiv, rather than accept the offer of evacuation, was one of the most important moments in the war, the newspaper writes.
"I'm more responsible than brave. I just hate letting people down," Zelensky told the media.