Kansas City Local Connections To Ukraine Dominate MSM Coverage

We don't expect much critical coverage of the tragic war from cowtown newsies.

So far we notice that most of the reports focus on personal connections and humanitarian efforts. 

Apropos for Sunday . . . Here's a peek at locals attempting to send a bit of local love to a war zone . . .

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Stand With Ukraine KC hosts benefit auction for medical supplies, humanitarian efforts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Stand With Ukraine KC hosted a benefit auction Saturday to send proceeds to Ukraine. All money raised will provide medical supplies and critical humanitarian aid to those in war zones. Event organizer Nataliia Hieronymus says all auction items were donated by Kansas City-area locals.

One couple's journey from Ukraine to St. Charles, Missouri: 'The people here are very kind'

About a week into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Viktor and Svitlana Zribnyak got a phone call from their son in St. Charles that would change their lives. Volodymyr Zribnyaktold his parents they had an hour to pack what they could and leave their home of 40 years.

Grandview man from Ukraine reflects on humanitarian efforts in war-torn country

GRANDVIEW, Mo. - During the month Yaro Rudenko spent in his home country of Ukraine, he witnessed several heart wrenching and frightening moments. "Where I was staying at, every five minutes a bomb would go off, one time at 3 a.m.," Rudenko said.

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