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Dear Casper,

@UkrainiansofWyoming would like to think all those supporters of Ukraine on this 32nd year of its independence.

The Ukrainian people today and Ukrainian’s around the world, continue to fight for that freedom against Russian oppression. The Ukrainian blood on Russian hands is over 8 million people.

Stalin starved millions of Ukrainians in the 1930s during the Holodomor. In 2014, Russia illegally annexed Crimea and started a war on Ukraine’s Eastern front. That war continues today because if Russia gets Ukraine, the next stop is the rest of Europe. All Russia knows about is control. Control your enemy. Russia will not stop until America, its biggest foe, has fallen. We don’t have to look far, Russian influence is in our backyard. Election fraud, social media hacking, Afghanistan … the list goes on. Russian influence, spies and hackers are everywhere. Putin wants to be ruler of the world and will not stop until he is stopped. Rise up in word and deed! Stop Russia! Stand With Ukraine!

“Ukraine officially declared itself an independent state on August 24, 1991, when the communist Supreme Soviet (parliament) of Ukraine proclaimed that Ukraine would no longer follow the laws of USSR and only the laws of the Ukrainian SSR, de facto declaring Ukraine’s independence from the Soviet Union.”

32 years ago, the dream of many generations of Ukrainians came true. The global Ukrainian community and all peace-loving people stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Ukraine in their pursuit for peace and prosperity.

Show your support for Ukraine, democracy and freedom today! Слава Україні! Героям слава! Glory to Ukraine! Glory to its heroes!

Lisa McDonald
Casper, Wyoming