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US State Department issues “Do Not Travel Advisory” to Russia

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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 14, 2023—The U.S. State Department on Monday issued a Level 4: Do Not Travel Advisory for U.S. citizens to leave Russia immediately “due to the unpredictable consequences of the unprovoked full-scale invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces.” The Advisory warns of the risk of wrongful detention by Russian government security officials […]

More than 2,600 Afghan and Ukrainian refugees now call Snohomish County home

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Snohomish County, Wash., February 14, 2023 – Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that since October 2021, when the United States saw a significant influx of refugees from conflict zones, the County in partnership with local nonprofits have provided resettlement services and support to over 2,600 Afghan and Ukrainian refugees. “For decades, Snohomish County has […]

Helping over 400 Ukrainian families find peace in Snohomish County

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ARLINGTON, Wash., August 21, 2022—Farhad, his wife Natalia, and two children, lived relatively simple lives in their home city of Odessa, Ukraine. Farhad worked as a cabinetmaker and Natalia worked teaching English at a nearby elementary school. They were your typical Odessan family but, on February 24, 2022, everything changed. Farhad was on his way […]

Marysville man travels to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees

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MARYSVILLE, Wash., April 30, 2022 – Marysville man Suavek Lobrow, 62, watched the war in Ukraine unfold from his TV on the other side of the world. But after three weeks of witnessing the suffering of his fellow human beings, Lobrow felt compelled to take action. On Tuesday, March 8, Lobrow told his employer at […]

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