NEW YORK (PIX11) — New York Metropolis and far of the world are pausing to mark one yr for the reason that Russian invasion of Ukraine, an act that has grown to the biggest armed battle in Europe since World Struggle II.

Round 8 a.m. Friday, congressional Rep. Dan Goldman (D-Manhattan/Brooklyn) will ship remarks on the elevating of a Ukrainian flag in solidarity at Bowling Inexperienced in Decrease Manhattan.

A number of metropolis and state landmarks have or will mild up within the flag’s blue and yellow colours in comparable exhibits of assist, together with the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, the Kosciuszko Bridge, the Moynihan Prepare Corridor, and the Empire State Constructing.

These visible shows are along with creative performances held to commemorate the solemn anniversary, starting from an Higher East Facet dance and artwork tribute, to a profit live performance attended by Mayor Eric Adams, to a particular efficiency of Mozart’s Requiem earlier than a crowd of Ukrainian dignitaries and others on the Metropolitan Opera.