Ukrainian President Asks Congress To Help Secure Russian-Made Jet Fighters – The Wall Street Journal

Volodymyr Zelensky spoke to more than 200 U.S. lawmakers, expressed support for banning Russian oil imports

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Volodymyr Zelensky giving an update last week. The Ukrainian president spoke with members of Congress on Saturday.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked for assistance in obtaining more lethal military aid—especially Russian-made jet fighters that Ukrainian pilots can fly—and supported a proposal to ban U.S. imports of Russian oil, in a video call Saturday morning with members of Congress.

There were more than 200 House and Senate members on the call, said people who participated. Mr. Zelensky spoke for about 25 minutes before taking questions.

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