The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday morning addressed the Congress with a request to create a no-fly zone over his country, which has been bombed for almost a month.

“I have a dream, these words are known to each of you today. I can say I have a need. I need to protect our sky, ”Zielenski said.

Zelensky addressed President Joe Biden directly.

“Peace in your country no longer depends only on you and your people. It depends on those around, ”he said.

In southwest Florida, the Ukrainian community fears that sanctions alone will not be enough to stop the Russian invasion.

“But, frankly, when it comes to economic sanctions, the fact is that people in Russia live in poverty, so most of them probably won’t even feel the effects of the sanctions,” said Loga Skrypak, a Ukrainian refugee who is with her. arrived in Naples. four children.

Her husband and parents remained in Ukraine.

Angelica Jones’ parents are also still in the war-torn country.

Jones said President Joe Biden’s proposals for billions in military aid were not enough.

I’m happy for any help, but when kids die, when babies die, when people my parents aged 75 and a half and 78 and a half have to leave, run away, and I feel like, honestly, we’re “not doing enough” said Jones. “Americans, we’re not doing enough.”

Jones, who grew up in Kyiv, said she was heading to Poland and hopefully home to save Mom and Dad. Jones has lived in Naples for about 30 years, where she is a law student.

“It’s a nightmare, but if it’s your mom and dad and you’re the only child, that’s what you do,” Jones said.

Biden first called Vladimir Putin a war criminal. This was his sharpest condemnation to date after the invasion of Ukraine.

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