Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan introduced Tuesday the cargo of a multimillion greenback support bundle to Odesa, Ukraine, together with medical provides and physique armor.
Odesa is a sister metropolis of Baltimore. Russian troops pounded the very important Ukrainian port on Tuesday, Ukrainian officers stated, an obvious effort to disrupt the availability traces and Western weapons shipments essential to Kyiv’s protection.
The Maryland Department of Health is donating greater than 485,000 bandages and wound care provides, 95 Eternity mechanical ventilators for intensive care items and 50 Astral transportable ventilators, the governor’s workplace stated.
The bundle additionally contains practically 200 items of physique armor, together with tactical vests and shields, which have been donated by the Maryland State Police.
The governor was joined for the announcement at a warehouse in Hanover, Maryland, by Yaroslav Brisiuck, deputy chief of mission for the Embassy of Ukraine.
Additional medical provides have been donated to the Paul Chester Children’s Hope Foundation, a Dickerson-based grassroots medical group, to help the therapy of kids and adults wounded throughout Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.