Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, addresses members of the US Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, addresses members of the US Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Ukraine war

Ukraine’s first lady asks US Congress for more weapons against Russia’s ‘Hunger Games’

  • Olena Zelenska showed videos of killed and wounded children to US lawmakers in an emotional appeal
  • The US has provided US$8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the war began, and members of Congress say they’re ready to authorise more

Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, addresses members of the US Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Olena Zelenska, the first lady of Ukraine, addresses members of the US Congress on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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