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Australia has agreed to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s request for Australian Bushmaster military vehicles to aid in the armoured defence against Russian forces. Zelenskyy specifically requested the Bushmasters by name in a virtual address to Australia’s federal Parliament on March 31. “We have to stop any intention from Russia to bypass sanctions. Most of all, we have to keep the heroes fighting these people armed,” he said, according to Sky News Australia. “For example, you have very good armed personal vehicles, bushmasters, that could help Ukraine substantially.” Responding to Zelenskyy, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that despite their countries being “half the earth” apart, they shared the same respect for democracy and the freedom to live free from coercion and “brute fist of force.” “Mr. President, the people of Australia, stand with Ukraine in your fight for survival. Yes, you have our prayers, but you also have our weapons, our humanitarian …