Online solidarity book set up for people in Sunderland to show support for Ukraine


The online book was launched today (Monday March 14) and will be available until Wednesday March 30.

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Monuments in Sunderland were lit up in yellow and blue to show solidarity with Ukraine earlier this month.

The Mayor of Sunderland, Councilor Harry Trueman, hopes the book will give the people of Sunderland the chance to express their thoughts following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

He said: “Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone caught up in the conflict in Ukraine.

“Anyone who has seen the appalling impact of Russian bombing on the cities of Ukraine and its people cannot fail to have been moved by it, or by the incredible bravery and resilience of the Ukrainian people.

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“I know the people of Sunderland have been deeply shocked and saddened by the appalling events that are taking place there.

“The online book will allow members of the public who so wish to express their thoughts and solidarity with the Ukrainian people.”

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