The Isolation of Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he faces an uphill battle to maintain support for the fight against Vladimir Putin’s forces amid growing fatigue within the international community toward the wars there and in the Middle East.In an interview for Time magazine that appeared on the same day U.S. House Republicans introduced a bill that excluded military funding for Kyiv, Zelensky said: ‘The scariest thing is that part of the world got used to the war in Ukraine.

However, a poll this month by Change Research found that 60 percent of American voters believed that U.S. allies and enemies would view a withdrawal by Washington of Ukrainian military support as a sign of weakness, while over two-thirds (68 percent) said a Russian victory would make the world less stable.The survey of 1,443 voters between October 13 and 17, with a 2.7 percent margin for error, also found that 84 percent of U.S. voters believed Putin was a threat to American interests.

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