A year into war, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy defies Putin against the odds

By Tom Balmforth KYIV (Reuters) – How long can he keep it going? Night after night, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers rousing video addresses, rallying his troops in their fight against the Russian invaders and trying to keep the world’s attention focused on his nation’s plight. He has successfully lobbied the West for arms, lifting taboo after taboo in the process — initially on the West sending lethal aid of any kind and more recently on Western deliveries of battle tanks that may help Ukraine mount a counter-offensive. Zelenskiy, now 45 and in power since 2019, shows no sign…

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