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#StandWithUkraine global actions in support of Ukraine continue

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January 31,2022 186
#StandWithUkraine global actions in support of Ukraine continue
For the second week in a row, the #StandWithUkraine campaign in support of Ukraine continues around the world. The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has held coordination meetings with constituent organizations and representatives of the Ukrainian community in all regions of the world.
“Ukraine: The Real View,” a UWC panel discussion, is scheduled for February 2 and will feature Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister in 2014-2019; Peter Dickinson, Editor – UkraineAlert; Lieutenant General (Retired) Ben Hodges, the Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA); and Paul Grod, UWC President. Orysia Lutsevych, Ukraine Forum Manager, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House, will moderate the discussion. View the Facebook event here.
On Sunday, February 6, large-scale rallies will be held from coast to coast in Canada organized by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress.

Last weekend was marked by large-scale and bright rallies and events in European capitals and cities around the world. About 500 people attended the rally in Berlin, many of them Germans, Belarusians, Georgians, Poles, Estonians, and other friends of Ukraine. The action began at the Brandenburg Gate and continued with a march through the streets of Berlin with stops near the Russian Embassy and the Bavarian mission.

The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) held a lively demonstration and was featured in the local media.

 

On January 30, the Niagara Branch of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress participated in the #StandWithUkraine campaign. The event was covered by the Ukrainian Canadian TV channel Forum TV. On the opposite side of the waterfall, the Ukrainian community of the United States also took part in the action.

A powerful street rally against the outbreak of a new war in Europe took place in Paris. The Ukrainian community was supported by Belarusians, Georgians, Moldovans, Romanians, Cubans, French, anti-Putin Russians, Argentines, and Chechens. Almost the entire event was held in French. “We appealed for solidarity with the French. Parisians, guests of the capital, and passers-by stopped, listened, and asked questions about the situation,” said Alla Lazareva, one of the leaders of the Ukrainian community in Paris.

On January 29, Ukrainians in the Netherlands took to the streets of The Hague to show their unity and support for their homeland. They called for the protection of Ukraine from Russian aggression.
On January 27, the Ukrainian community in Ireland held a street rally. “We went to talk to the Irish leadership – we talked to the Prime Minister,” the organizers said.
The Ukrainian community in Washington DC, USA held a rally outside the White House on January 29. It was supported by Georgians and Poles.
On January 30, the Association of Ukrainians in South Australia gathered in prayer at St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Adelaide, South Australia.
A large demonstration was held outside the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK in London, England. The event was organized by university students groups from post-secondary institutions across London including the University College London Ukrainian Society, London School of Economics Student Union Ukrainian Society, and the King’s College London Georgian Society.
Members of the European Parliament participated in the #StandWithUkraine action at a gathering organized Ukraine’s Mission to the EU.
On January 30, Ukrainians in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA held a large rally at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
In Cyprus on January 30, the Ukrainian community held a peaceful action in support of Ukraine’s independence, sovereignty. and territorial integrity.
More videos and photos from various actions can be seen on the UWC’s Instagram page. and Facebook page.
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