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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has revealed details of his phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held this morning.

According to Zelensky, during the conversation, he told Putin that "our people are being killed."

"I was told there are some details there, that our people open fire at civilians," the head of state said. Zelensky said at a Wednesday briefing in Kyiv following an emergency meeting held with General Staff Chief Ruslan Khomchak, NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Danyliuk, and Army commanders, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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"Everyone says they want peace. Everyone talks about this, but apart from words, we must move very quickly," the president of Ukraine said.

"I insisted and asked the president of the Russian Federation to urgently influence that side to cease these actions. It's not some game," Zelensky added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on August 7, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the phone in the wake of yesterday's attack on Ukrainian forces in Donbas thattook lives of four Marines.