The issue of the coin is dedicated to the speech of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky before the US Congress
The White House souvenir online store began selling collector's coins with the image of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky. You can buy them on the website of the American administration for $100 each.
On one side of the coin, the presidents of the United States and Ukraine Joe Biden and Vladimir Zelensky are depicted against the background of the flags of the two countries, on the second— Ukrainian leader during his speech to the US Congress via video link on March 7, 2022.
The circulation of the coin is 2.5 thousand pieces, each of them is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a velvet case.
“100% of all profits will go directly to the American Red Cross for Ukraine relief efforts for their tireless humanitarian efforts to help the Ukrainian people,” says the White House website.
The US Presidential Administration gift shop stocks dozens of merchandise, including coins dedicated to American presidents, politicians, and historical and political events.
So, on sale there is a coin dedicated to the visit of former President Donald Trump to North Korea, a cup with the image of the former head of the State Department Hillary Clinton and a baseball cap with symbols of the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. Souvenirs also include clothes, including children's clothes, postcards, dolls in the image of American politicians, sets of Easter eggs and other goods.
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After the start of the Russian special operation of Russia in Ukraine, Zelensky repeatedly spoke to the parliaments of a number of countries, including the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy. He also got in touch with the deputies of the European Parliament via videoconference. In his speeches, he called on the authorities of Western countries to provide assistance to Ukraine, including military assistance.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly stated that the special operation is aimed at protecting the population of Donbass, and the demilitarization of Ukraine is necessary because of “absolutely real threats" For Russia. Kyiv was going to join NATO and talked about the possibility of acquiring nuclear weapons, the Russian president noted.