The purpose is to confirm the “unwavering support of the (French) capital to the Ukrainian people,” said a representative of the Paris municipal authority.
THE Eiffel Tower lit up tonight in the colors of the Ukrainian flag, on the occasion of the completion of one year since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
One year after the invasion of Ukraine, Paris pays tribute to the courage of the Ukrainian people and expresses its solidarity #StandWithUkraine #CitiesWithUkraine pic.twitter.com/UqhTDdDTAH
— Paris (@Paris) February 23, 2023
The purpose is to confirm the (French) capital’s “unwavering support for the Ukrainian people and its willingness to contribute to the reconstruction of the country,” said a spokesman for the Paris municipal authority.
The iconic Paris landmark will remain illuminated in the colors of the Ukrainian flag until Sunday.
Event in Trafalgar Square, London
In Britainhundreds of Londoners gathered at Trafalgar Square for the manifestation of solidarity with the Ukrainian people. Among the celebrities who will deliver anti-war messages are English actress Helen Mirren and Ukrainian singer Jamala, winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
Beautiful, solemn start to London commemorations of 1 year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of #Ukraine #TrafalgarSquare #London #RussiaUkraineWar #UnitedwithUkraine pic.twitter.com/WiOqrdhwn3
— Janek Lasocki (@JanekLasocki) February 23, 2023
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