Hundreds Rally At Tarrant County Courthouse For Peace In Ukraine – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – In a present of solidary, lots of packed the steps of the Tarrant County Courthouse on Sunday, Feb. 27 to help Ukraine and name for an finish to the Russian invasion as casualties proceed to rise day-after-day.
During the rally, many held indicators denouncing the invasion.
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Others waved the blue and yellow Ukrainian flag.
Throughout the demonstration, the group would be part of collectively and sing the Ukrainian National Anthem as vehicles drove by honking in help.
In this crowd, so many are impacted by what’s unfolding in Ukraine.
“It’s just tragic, very tragic times right now,” stated Natalia Carter, who’s each Russian and Ukrainian.
Carter has households in each nations, “My family in Russia did not even know the war started, I actually told them. There’s no information about that in Russia. In Ukraine my family has been hiding in bomb shelters, my cousin’s home has been damaged.”
Yulia Medlin’s 71-year-old dad and mom are hiding in Ukraine, communication is spotty including to her anxiousness.
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“Every minute, I don’t know what it’s going to be I try to call every few hours I don’t know if they’ll pick up their phone, every minute. so please have prayers for the lives of innocent people,” added Medlin.
Medlin’s 9-year-old daughter praying she’ll see her grandparents once more.
“I want Ukraine to be a peaceful place, a beautiful world, I want my grandparents to be alive,” stated Nadia Medlin.
They’re hoping these demonstrations ship a robust message to Russian President Vladimir Putin to cease this invasion earlier than extra lives are misplaced.
“We demand Putin get out of Ukraine right now there’s innocent people dying it’s going to continue to get bloody and it’s not going to solve anything,” stated Gary Medlin.
With a lot tragedy and heartbreak already, the Medlins and others at this rally hope that peace will prevail.
“I just hope that Russian soldiers just put their arms down and leave the country and just be friends again,” added Carter.
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“I know that we’re going to stop Putin,” stated Medlin.