Zelensky is named "Person of the Year" by the Financial Times
The well-known British newspaper, the Financial Times, has announced Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyn, 'Man of the Year'.
" Nine months into a brutal struggle for national survival against the Russian invaders, Volodymyr Zelensky looks tired, with dark circles under his eyes. What he would like to do instead of face a ruthless invader is go fishing with his son his.
'I just want to catch a carp in the Dnipro River,' he says.
For a taste of normal life, the unlikely president may still have a long wait, despite the surprising string of battlefield successes for Ukraine's forces. But the popular message is characteristic of a leader who still describes himself as a man of modest tastes and a deep sense of humanity, qualities that have won him the admiration of Ukrainians and their supporters abroad.
44-year-old Volodymyr Zelensky has earned a place in history for his remarkable display of leadership and resilience. The Ukrainian president has come to embody the courage and resilience of the Ukrainian people in their fight against Russian aggression.
Zelensky's decision to stay in Kiev rather than accept the US offer of evacuation was one of the most significant moments in the war.
Since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine has surprised the world by avoiding the Russian attack on Kiev and its counterattacks in other provinces, " writes the FT.