Kira Rudik, a member of Ukraine’s parliament, made an impassioned plea to the world to close Ukraine’s air space, calling it the single most important thing to Ukraine winning the war with Russia other than Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘s death. Ukrainian parliament members gathered on Thursday to vote on defense and security laws, as Russian troops gained ground. In a video posted on Twitter from the Ukrainian Parliament, Rudik called on the world to heed their pleas for a no-fly zone and that it’s the “only thing” Ukrainians are asking for because it’s a “key” piece of aid Ukraine needs from NATO . “[A] no-fly zone is the most important thing to win this war,” Rudik said. “Please, please, please.” In a tweet accompanying the video, Rudik called the no-fly zone the one thing Ukraine needs “except” for Putin’s death. On Wednesday, Kherson, a city in the southern part of the country, fell to the Russian military and troops are cutting the city of Mariupol off from the rest of the country. Despite Ukraine’s fierce resistance, some believe Russian troops may be able to topple the country and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned on Thursday that Ukraine is facing… Read full this story
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