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DIRECT. “Ukraine will never surrender”: on Capitol Hill, Volodymyr Zelensky applauded by the American Congress


Ukraine "holds its positions", launched the president on Wednesday to the applause of the American Congress, after being received by Joe

The essential

  • Volodymyr Zelensky was received yesterday at the White House by Joe Biden and received a standing ovation during his address to Congress. 

  • The United States will supply Ukraine with its most sophisticated anti-aircraft defense system, the Patriot.

  • Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, has set the objectives of the Russian army for 2023: Russia will deploy naval bases in Mariupol and Berdiansk, the fleet will have a new hypersonic missile, the number of the army will be increased at 1.5 million troops, the nuclear triad is kept on standby. 

  • While repairs are still underway, Ukraine fears further strikes against its energy infrastructure. 


Ukraine 'will never surrender'

Ukraine is "alive and combative", assured Volodymyr Zelensky in a solemn speech in English.

“Contrary to the most dire predictions, Ukraine has not fallen.

Ukraine is alive and fighting,” he said.

Ukraine "holds its positions and will never surrender", he insisted.


Zelensky applauded at Congress

After being received at the White House by Joe Biden, the Ukrainian president went to the two chambers of the American Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, who gave him a long ovation. 


"You will never be alone"

“You will never be alone,” Joe Biden told the Ukrainian people when receiving their president.

“The Ukraine fight is part of something much bigger.

The American president assured that his country would support Ukraine "no matter how long it takes". 


First trip outside Ukraine

For his very first trip since war broke out in his country, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the United States, his main aid provider, yesterday.


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Welcome to this direct dedicated to the war in Ukraine and its repercussions.

It has been 302 days since Russia launched its invasion against its neighbor.

Source: leparis

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