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Ukraine’s first lady asks UK to become ‘leader’ in fight for justice

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Ukraine's first lady has asked the UK to become a "leader" in the fight for justice as her country continues to be torn apart by war. Olena Zelenska addressed MPs and House of Lords peers, including Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer, as part of her trip to London. In her speech, she said: "Ukrainians are now going through a terror which will resonate with you. "Your island survived the air raids which were identical to those that Russia uses now." She added: "We know that justice is one of the benchmarks of the British way of life." Watch more on Independent TV: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/news Click here to subscribe to The Independent: https://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Independent About The Independent: Making Change Happen. The Independent is the world’s most free-thinking newsbrand, providing global news, commentary and analysis for the independently-minded. Connect with The Independent: Check out our full video catalog: https://www.youtube.com/c/theindependent/videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://www.theindy.com Click here to get the best of The Independent daily: https://www.independent.co.uk/newsletters Like The Independent on Facebook: https://www.fb.com/TheIndependentOnline Follow The Independent on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent Follow The Independent on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent Download the iOS & Android app: https://www.independent.co.uk/subscribe/app Help to support truly independent journalism. Every dollar you contribute will directly fund additional special reports and investigations from a free-thinking, award-winning newsroom you can trust - https://www.independent.co.uk/donations Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content & live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

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