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Zelensky’s effective campaign for Western support

The Ukrainian leader has carefully tailored his message to each audience he addresses.

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth week, Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky has addressed the US Congress, calling on the West to “do more” to help Ukraine.

The New Statesman’s senior editor of politics, Harry Lambert, joins Megan Gibson and Katie Stallard to talk about the pressure for no-fly zones, what the conflict might mean for how the West supports Taiwan, and how different countries are responding to the refugee crisis.

Then in You Ask Us, they answer a listener’s question on the relationship between China’s leader, Xi Jinping, and Vladimir Putin.

Further reading:

Exclusive polling shows Britons want Nato to send fighter jets to Ukraine.

Are Britain and the West doing enough to help Ukraine.

Caught between Putin and the West, Xi Jinping faces a crucial choice on Russia.

Xi Jinping could stop Putin’s war in Ukraine. Will he?

Could Zelensky and Putin agree a Ukraine peace deal.

The West must do more to resettle refugees fleeing Ukraine.

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