Central Ohio stands in solidarity with Ukraine
Central Ohioans are showing their support for Ukraine amid an invasion by Russia.
Why it matters: Ohio is home to tens of thousands of residents with Ukrainian descent, including around 5,000 people in Columbus.
The latest: Here are a number of ways our state reacted to the invasion over the weekend:
🇺🇦 The Ukrainian Cultural Association of Ohio, founded in 1983 and located in Columbus, demonstrated Saturday at the Statehouse to rally support, WSYX reports.
⚽ The Columbus Crew held a moment of silence for Ukraine before its season opener, per the Columbus Dispatch's Jacob Myers.
🎭 The Palace Theatre featured the word "Peace" in blue and yellow on its rotating marquee.
🏙️ The LeVeque Tower appears to have displayed Ukraine's colors over the weekend.
🏛️ Gov. Mike DeWine, co-chair of the nationwide Council of Governors, called the invasion "unacceptable" and offered solidarity with the state's Ukrainian population.
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