Russia-Ukraine War: Top Stories, Invasion Analysis and News

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This is to be expected from Gelensky’s virtual speech before the US Congress.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky will address the US Congress on Wednesday

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky will address the US Congress on Wednesday

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zhelensky will deliver this Wednesday Virtual talk In front of members of the United States Congress.

It comes amid Russia’s unprovoked and deadly invasion of Ukraine, and Kiev is pressing the United States for additional assistance in its defense.

“With the utmost respect and admiration for the Ukrainian people as the war in Ukraine continues, we invite all members of the House of Representatives and the Senate to attend a virtual address to the US Congress on the President of Ukraine.”

There is widespread bipartisan support among US lawmakers for aid to Ukraine, and last week Congress approved a $ 13.6 billion emergency aid package to the country, which has been besieging humanitarian, security and economic aid.

In addition, Zhelensky recently put pressure on President Joe Biden, who told CNN that additional sanctions were needed to further tighten ties with Russia.

What Zhelensky wants: According to several sources familiar with the call, Zhelensky particularly called on Pita to make more efforts to isolate Russia from international trade and continue to target the Russian elite. Zhelensky also mentioned during the call that Russia would close access to international waterways.

In their letter to lawmakers, Pelosi and Schumer reaffirmed US support for Ukraine in the midst of the war.

“(Russia’s President Vladimir Putin) Congress is committed to supporting Ukraine against Putin’s brutal and brutal occupation, to legislating to freeze and isolate the Russian economy, and to provide Ukraine with security, humanitarian and economic assistance.” They wrote.

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“We look forward to delivering President Zhellensky’s speech before the House and Senate and expressing our support for the courageous defense of democracy for the people of Ukraine,” said two Democrats from the upper house of Congress.