Ukraine's President Zelenskyy presents medals to wounded soldiers in hospital
The soldiers are understood to have been injured in the Kyiv area
President Zelenskyy has visited wounded Ukrainian soldiers in hospital and presented some with medals.
The soldiers are understood to have been injured in the Kyiv area, with President Zelenskyy appearing relaxed and happy to have selfies taken with soldiers at their request.
This comes after waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base close to Ukraine’s border with Poland on Sunday, killing 35 people.
The attack followed Russian threats to target foreign weapons shipments that are helping Ukrainian fighters defend their country against Russia’s invasion.
More than 30 Russian cruise missiles targeted the sprawling training facility that is less than 15 miles (25km) from the closest border point with Poland, according to the governor of Ukraine’s western Lviv region. Poland, a member of Nato, is a transit route for Western military aid to Ukraine, and the United States has increased the number of America troops deployed there.