Thursday, February 23, 2023

Get Out! And Stand with Ukraine at the One-Year Mark of the Russian Invasion

by Peggy Robin

This Friday and Saturday (Feb. 24-25), the Ukrainian community from across the region will meet in DC to mark one year of full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. The main commemoration event in the Eastern US will be held at the Lincoln Memorial on Sat. (Feb. 25), at 2 PM.

On Friday evening, February 24, starting at 7PM there will be a CANDLELIGHT VIGIL and protest outside the Russian Embassy at 2650 Wisconsin Avenue NW. More information at:

On Saturday afternoon, February 25 starting at 2pm, there will be a RALLY IN SUPPORT OF UKRAINE, marking one year of the full-scale invasion by Russia. Location: Lincoln Memorial. More information at

Immediately following this rally at the Lincoln Memorial, local charity organization US Ukrainian Activists will hold a PROTEST MARCH from the National Mall, past the White House, to end at the residence of the Russian ambassador on 16th St. More information at:

What: A protest march in support of Ukraine, commemorating one year of full-scale war

When: Saturday, February 25, immediately following the mass rally at the Lincoln Memorial (~4:30 PM)

Where: From the National Mall, past the White House, and to the Russian Ambassador’s residence on 16th St (within sight of the White House).

Who: This march is organized by US Ukrainian Activists. The event will be attended by members of the Ukrainian community, and many non-Ukrainians who support Ukraine in its fight for survival.

Why: To mark one year since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, to protest Russian aggression, and to express American support for Ukraine.


The "Get Out" event of the week is posted on the Cleveland Park Listserv and on All Life Is Local on Thursdays.

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