‘Help us stop this terror’: Ukraine’s first lady pleads with US for more weapons

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The Ukrainian first lady, Olena Zelenska, appealed to US lawmakers on Tuesday to provide more help to her country as it struggles against a five-month-long Russian invasion she called 'Russia’s Hunger Games', saying US weapons could help assure a 'joint great victory'. 'We remain completely broken when our world is destroyed by war. Tens of thousands of such worlds have been destroyed in Ukraine,” she said, through a translator, in an emotional 15-minute speech to members of the House and Senate. The wife of the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, showed videos of children she said had been wounded or killed, including a three-year-old boy now learning to use prosthetic limbs Ukraine’s first lady pleads with US for more weapons
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