On Friday, Governor Kathy Hochul said some New York landmarks were being illuminated in blue and yellow, the colors of the Ukrainian flag, to show the solidarity of the Ukrainian people.
“New York is the proud home of the largest Ukrainian community in the United States, and we condemn the unjust and unconscionable violence perpetrated against the Ukrainian people,” Hochul said in a statement. declare. “We stand in solidarity with those in New York who fear for their families and loved ones, and our prayers go out to the innocent victims as they fight to preserve their freedom. itself as a sovereign people and nation.”
Landmarks include World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Kosciuszko Bridge, Mid-Hudson Bridge and other structures and buildings across the state.
Some were skeptical of the display, with one commenter tweeting about the Empire State Building, “This is not going to help the good people of Ukraine. What would?”
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/25/world/empire-state-building-eiffel-tower-ukraine-russia.html Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower Use lights to show support for Ukraine