What can MPs expect as Zelenskiy prepares to address the Commons?

Analysis: Ukraine’s president wants a no-fly zone but Britain could play a role securing alternativesUkraine-Russia war – latest updatesPresident Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s speech by video link to the European parliament last week was so powerful it brought the English translator to the verge of tears. “Prove you are with us,” he said to leading EU politicians, a clear and emotive call for greater support that he is expected to replicate in Westminster on Tuesday.The Russian invasion has already turned the khaki-wearing Ukrainian leader into the most powerful – and effective – political communicator in the world. The addresses from his office in Kyiv are designed to shift political and public opinion, and they have already had a dramatic impact. Continue reading...

What can MPs expect as Zelenskiy prepares to address the Commons?

Analysis: Ukraine’s president wants a no-fly zone but Britain could play a role securing alternatives

President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s speech by video link to the European parliament last week was so powerful it brought the English translator to the verge of tears. “Prove you are with us,” he said to leading EU politicians, a clear and emotive call for greater support that he is expected to replicate in Westminster on Tuesday.

The Russian invasion has already turned the khaki-wearing Ukrainian leader into the most powerful – and effective – political communicator in the world. The addresses from his office in Kyiv are designed to shift political and public opinion, and they have already had a dramatic impact.

Continue reading...