A number of New York landmarks are being illuminated in blue and yellow, the colours of the Ukrainian flag, via the weekend as a present of solidarity for the individuals of Ukraine, Gov. Kathy Hochul stated on Friday.
“New York is the proud house of the most important Ukrainian inhabitants in america, and we condemn the unjust and unconscionable violence being perpetrated in opposition to the individuals of Ukraine,” Ms. Hochul stated in an announcement. “We stand in solidarity with these in New York who’re scared for his or her household and family members, and our prayers are with the harmless victims as they struggle to take care of their freedom as a sovereign individuals and nation.”
The landmarks include the World Commerce Middle, the Empire State Constructing, the Kosciuszko Bridge, the Mid-Hudson Bridge and different buildings and buildings all through the state.
Some had been skeptical of the shows, with one commenter tweeting in regards to the Empire State Constructing, “This received’t assist the nice individuals of Ukraine. What’s going to?”