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For release: Monday, March 28, 2022
Statement from Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson
Mayor of Irpin, Ukraine Reports Military Victory
“Our thoughts are with our sister city of Irpin, Ukraine. Mayor Alexander Markushin recently announced the city has been retaken by Ukrainian forces. We join the Mayor in celebrating the victory.
“Mayor Markushin cautions that the situation remains too dangerous for evacuated residents to return to Irpin. The people of that city and all the people of Ukraine have Milwaukee’s hopes and prayers for peace.”