Three EU Leaders Travel to Kyiv to Support Zelenskyy

Headline Roundup March 15th, 2022

Polish, Czech, and Slovenian prime ministers traveled to the war zone in Kyiv, Ukraine Monday to meet with and support Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. They presented a broad package of support for Ukraine during the visit before returning safely to the EU.

The meeting came as Russia continues to bomb civilian buildings in Kyiv.  While other parts of Ukraine have seen more fighting than Kyiv since Russia invaded Ukraine, the Russian military has been gradually encircling the capital.  Since the beginning of the Ukraine war, close to 3 million people have been driven from their homesUpdated 3/16/22 at 9:55 a.m. ET

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Russia’s relentless bombardment of Ukraine edged closer to central Kyiv as a series of strikes hit a residential neighborhood Tuesday, while the leaders of three European Union countries planned a bold visit to Ukraine’s capital and the number of people the war has driven from the country passed 3 million.

Large explosions thundered across Kyiv before dawn from what Ukrainian authorities said were artillery strikes, as Russia’s assault on the city appeared to become more systematic. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said barrages hit four multi-story buildings in the city and caused dozens of...

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The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovenia are travelling to meet Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv even as pre-dawn Russian shelling killed more civilians in an apartment building in Ukraine’s capital.

In statements from their respective capitals, the three leaders said they would be offering their support to Ukraine’s president as representatives of the other 24 EU heads of state and government.

The move by Poland’s Mateusz Morawiecki, his Czech counterpart, Petr Fiala, and Slovenia’s Janez Janša was said to be an attempt to bolster Ukraine in its fight for...

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Despite back-to-back nights of deadly airstrikes in Ukraine's capital city, the prime ministers of the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovenia will travel to Kyiv on Tuesday to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala tweeted.

The NATO nation leaders joining Fiala on the trip to the war zone will be Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa. Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski will also be a part of the delegation.

"The aim of the visit is to express the European Union's unequivocal support for...

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