The first lady of Ukraine has made a rare appearance alongside President Volodymyr Zeleskyy. She insists that “Nobody takes away my husband, not even the war”
This was the second time Olena Zelenska had been seen with the Ukrainian leader after Russia invaded. She was in an undisclosed area for her safety.
Talking to Ukraine’s RADA Television, Mrs Zelenska, who has two children with , said that the worst ordeal was the start of war.
“I cannot say that much has changed since the start of this war.
He was and remains the trustworthy man and person. His view did not change.
“The family is now separated, as with all Ukrainian families.”
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Mrs Zelenska responded to the suggestion that “the war has practically taken you husband”, saying: “Nobody takes away my husband from me, not even war.”
“He works at work and we rarely see him.”
“We haven’t seen him in two and a quarter months. We spoke only on the phone.
“So far, we have had many opportunities to see one another.
“And I am grateful for this chance because we are now spending some time together.”