Reports say Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russia of implementing a bloody reconstruction of Nazism.
In a speech commemorating World War Two, President Zelensky said the Russian army was replicating Nazi atrocities during its invasion of his country.
In a video address, the President said darkness has returned to Ukraine and it has become black and white again.
Russian President Vladimir Putin returned to the theme in his own address congratulating former soviet nations on the seventy-seventh anniversary of Nazi Germanys defeat, saying that as in 1945, victory will be theirs.
Ukrainian officials fear Russia may set up its attack ahead of Russia victory Day commemorations today.