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No-fly zones, explained as Zelenskyy urges Congress for one in Ukraine

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The words "close the sky over Ukraine" are displayed as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the U.S. Congress at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Zelenskyy appealed to the U.S. Congress to do more to help Ukraine's fight against Russia, but acknowledged the no-fly zone he has sought to “close the sky” over his country may not happen. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP/Pool)
The words "close the sky over Ukraine" are displayed as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the U.S. Congress at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Zelenskyy appealed to the U.S. Congress to do more to help Ukraine's fight against Russia, but acknowledged the no-fly zone he has sought to “close the sky” over his country may not happen. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP/Pool)

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy repeated his call for a no-fly zone in an address to Congress on Wednesday.

We'll speak with former military officer Mike Benitez, founder of the Merge, a defense newsletter.

This segment aired on March 16, 2022.

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