ATLANTA – Yellow and blue flags dotted the crowd at Centennial Olympic Park Saturday afternoon as people gathered in support of Ukrainians enduring a humanitarian crisis amid Russia’s military invasion.
The rally was organized by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America’s Georgia chapter.
Demonstrators gather in downtown Atlanta on February 26, 2022. (Billy Heath/FOX 5 Atlanta)
People protesting Russia’s military operation marched to the CNN Center.
Some demonstrators held signs saying “Georgia Ukrainians Unite”
A rally in support of Ukraine outside Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta on Feb. 26, 2022. (Billy Heath/FOX 5 Atlanta)
At least 200 Ukrainians have been killed as a result of the Russian invasion as of Saturday evening. Meanwhile, around 1,100 civilians have been injured following the bombings.
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“To show people that Ukraine matters and that Ukraine is a country that is proud and wants to stand on her own and not be part of Russia,” one demonstrator told FOX 5.
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