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Ukraine’s First Lady to Meet with Jill Biden, Will Address U.S. Congress

HeadlineJul 19, 2022

Russian forces continued their relentless bombardment of Ukraine Monday, with Russian shells falling on the city of Sumy in the north and cluster bombs falling on Mykolaiv in the South, where at least two people were injured. In the Black Sea port city of Odessa, at least six people, including a child, were injured by a Russian missile attack that burned residences to the ground.

In Washington, D.C., Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska is meeting Jill Biden at the White House today and is set to deliver an in-person address to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday.

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