Roughly 300 people gathered at Auburn’s Memorial City Hall on Sunday to show their support for Ukraine.
Elected officials and local residents with Ukrainian heritage voiced their support for the country amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Notably, 2.6% of Cayuga County’s population is of Ukrainian heritage, the highest percentage of any county in New York.
“We owe the people of Ukraine a great debt. They’re standing up for the free world, and we must stand with them,” said State Senator John Mannion at the rally, according to The Citizen. “They need to hear our voices, they need to hear our prayers.”
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