Ukrainians hail Zelenskyy after US visit dismissed by Putin


              Local residents carry a Christmas tree atop their car in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Libkos)
            
              A Ukrainian soldier carries mortar shells before firing towards Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Libkos)
            
              Police officers check a school that was damaged in Russian shelling in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Andriy Andriyenko)
            
              Local residents speak as they gather at a heating point in Saltivka district of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            
              Ukrainian soldiers fire a mortar towards Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Libkos)
            
              An apartment building damaged by Russian shelling is seen in Saltivka district of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
            Volunteers of a Ukrainian search group carry bags with the remains of Russian soldiers, killed in battles and abandoned by the Russian troops, to load them in a van in Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. The group search for the remains of Ukrainian and Russian servicemen to identify them. (AP Photo/Andriy Andriyenko) Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the State Council on implementing the youth policy in current conditions, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. (Valery Sharifulin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) Volunteers of a Ukrainian search group examine the remains of one of the Russian soldiers killed in battles and abandoned by the Russian troops in Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. The group search for the remains of Ukrainian and Russian servicemen to identify them. (AP Photo/Andriy Andriyenko) In this handout photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, center, walks along a trench, escorted by a group of officers as he inspects Russian troops at an undisclosed location in Ukraine. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP) Traces of blood are seen on the ground at a restaurant where several people, including Dmitry Rogozin, the former Russian deputy prime minister and one-time head of the state space agency Roscosmos, were wounded on Wednesday during what Russian officials in Donetsk said was shelling by Ukrainian forces, in Donetsk, the capital of Russian-controlled Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. Russian messaging app channels said Rogozin was celebrating his birthday at a restaurant when it was hit. Several other people, including the Moscow-appointed deputy head of the regional government in Donetsk, were also wounded. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy holds an American flag that was gifted to him by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he leaves after addressing a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) President Joe Biden walks through the Colonnade with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Ukrainians hail Zelenskyy after US visit dismissed by Putin