In Germany, on Sunday, May 14, President Zelensky was awarded the Charlemagne Honorary Prize. The award suddenly fell to the ground while the Ukrainian leader spoke about Russian brutality.
The video was published on the Web.
President Zelenskyy and Chancellor Scholz arrived in the German city of Aachen, where he and Ukrainian people and its leader received the prestigious German Charlemagne Prize.
During a speech by the Ukrainian leader in which he described Russian atrocities in Ukraine, the prize that stood on a special stand suddenly fell. Zelensky paused his speech and raised it with the words: "Russians."
The Charlemagne Prize is considered one of the most important awards in Europe.
Personalities who work to unite Europe and peace in the world are honored.
It is named after King Charlemagne, who became the "father of Europe."
Among the most famous German prize winners are Konrad Adenauer, Helmut Kohl and Angela Merkel.
Recall that on May 14, Zelensky was on an official visit to Germany, where he met with Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
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