Desperate Zelenskyy warns 'Ukraine will lose the war' if Congress does not send more aid

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy implored the U. S. to approve more military funding for his country on Sunday, warning that Ukraine would "lose the war" without it.

Zelenskyy predicted that if Ukraine falls, Russia will move to invade "other states" next. Republicans in Congress have held up further military payments to Ukraine for months, pointing to the well over $100 billion the U. S. has already sent.

"It is necessary to specifically tell Congress that if Congress does not help Ukraine, Ukraine will lose the war," Zelenskyy said in a video statement on Sunday.

"If Ukraine loses the war, other states will be attacked," he added.

Zelenskyy's plea comes as Russia continues to launch waves of missile and drone attacks into Ukraine, killing civilians and soldiers alike.

Members of the ultraconservative House Freedom Caucus and their allies are drawing lines in the sand ahead of what is expected to be an intense inter-GOP battle over additional aid for Ukraine.... (Read more)