Tell Zelenskyy I will thrash them: Putin on receiving peace offer from Ukrainian President

When Russian oligarch and unofficial peacemaker Roman Abramovich presented President Vladimir Putin with a handwritten note from Ukrainian President Zelenskyy, Putin reportedly said, “Tell him I will thrash them”.

The handwritten note had the detail of Ukraine’s conditions for ending the war.

Earlier, sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich had accepted Ukraine’s request to help in the negotiations to bring an end to the war which began on February 24. The Chelsea Football Club owner has reportedly been flitting between Istanbul, Moscow and Kyiv to relay messages from one president to the other.