Ukrainian first lady appeals to U.S. Congress for more weapons against Russia’s ‘Hunger Games’

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By Patricia Zengerle and Rose Horowitch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska appealed to U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to provide more help to her country as it struggles against a five-month-long Russian invasion, saying weapons could help assure a “joint great victory.” “We remain completely broken when our world is destroyed by war. Tens of thousands of such worlds have been destroyed in Ukraine,” she said through a translator, in an emotional 15-minute speech to members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. Zelenska, the wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Ze…

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