On March 24, 2022, Governor Hochul announced the launch of a new website containing resources offered by New York State to help the Ukrainian people and their allies in New York. This comes after the Governor’s announcement about warning consumers about scams and cybersecurity threats amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
To show additional support, Governor Hochul also announced that the Ukrainian flag will be flown on the Capitol building, the Executive Mansion, and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services headquarters.
Governor Hochul spoke about the current Russian invasion in Ukraine by saying, “Ukraine’s resilience against Vladimir Putin’s tyranny is an inspiration to the rest of the world, and many New Yorkers are already doing their part to support humanitarian efforts.” said Governor Hochul. “In moments like these, New Yorkers always stand together to support those in need. We are proud to provide trusted resources for those who want to lend a helping hand for our Ukrainian brothers and sisters here in New York.”
This directive is part of Governor Hochul’s ongoing efforts to support Ukraine. Just last week, the Governor had announced an Executive Order to prohibit state agencies and authorities from contracting with entities that continue to do business in Russia.
In early March, Governor Hochul announced actions to strengthen the Department of Financial Services (DFS) enforcement of sanctions against Russia. This includes the expedited…