a day of somber warnings and fiery denunciations that illustrated a world divided, the United Nations General Assembly reconvened on Wednesday with the Covid-19 pandemic, climate change and fault lines between democracy and authoritarianism dominating a second day of speeches by global leaders.

Among those scheduled to speak is President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, a democracy weakened by long-running conflict with an increasingly autocratic Russia. Mr. Zelensky said he would return to Ukraine immediately after his address, following an assassination attempt on Wednesday against one of his top advisers. Ukraine

Also in the day’s lineup is President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, whose repressive government has been implicated in human rights abuses and economic suffering. The address offers him another opportunity to thumb his nose at critics, including the United

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