Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses Stanford students, offers condolences after Texas mass shooting

STANFORD — In a live-streamed video address to Stanford students on Friday, embattled Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky offered his condolences to Americans following the deadly Uvalde, Texas elementary school shooting that left 19 students and two adults dead.

“This is impossible to understand at home,” Zelensky told the hundreds of Stanford students — including a handful of Ukrainian students — who filled a university auditorium to hear him speak. “This is a tragedy, and we are living in these terrible times when American people are expressing their condolences because of the death of the Ukrainians at war and we are expressing our condolences because of deaths in peace.”

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