Press Release
February 21, 2014

Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel About the Recent Violence in Ukraine

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

“I stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine who are peacefully pursuing freedom and democracy. With our significant Ukrainian population and sister city of Kyiv, Chicago has strong and important ties to Ukraine. The Ukrainian community has made vital contributions to the development of Chicago throughout its history and continues to play an important role in the cultural, civic and economic life of our city. Chicago will continue to support all Ukrainians and the Ukrainian community in Chicago who are supporting their brothers and sisters in this peaceful endeavor."

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