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Zelensky’s visit to Washington aims to shore up US support amid war fatigue

Congress’ reception of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will be a chance for Washington to showcase a united, bipartisan front. PHOTO: NYTIMES
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WASHINGTON - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Washington on Wednesday aims to shore up America’s commitment to backing Ukraine, at a time when long-term support from Congress and the American public may be wavering.

His surprise trip comes two weeks before the incoming Republican majority in the House of Representatives is sworn in.

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