Today, the Canadian embassy closed temporarily in Kyiv. Phones are still being answered. Everyone is safe. But the building itself is located so close to Independence Square, it is not safe.
Yesterday, the embassy was a sanctuary for a number of protesters who needed help. It is worth noting that they caused no damage or harm while they were there.
Thank you, Canada, for all that we are doing. Please don't stop.
You can email or tweet the Honourable John Baird, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs. Or leave a Facebook comment. This was mine.
"Dear Minister Baird -
Thank you for sending medical aid to Ukraine. Please enact targeted sanctions against those responsible, as soon as possible. May Canada lead the way in helping Ukrainian people, being attacked by their own government.
If you are not Canadian - well, then you have a whole government of your own that you may want to contact. :)