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As Maryland ends ‘Sister State’ partnership with St. Petersburg, Baltimore rekindles ties with Ukraine’s Odesa

March 1, 2022

Maryland has terminated its largely symbolic “Sister State” relationship with the region that includes the Russian city of St. Petersburg due to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Gov. Larry Hogan sent a letter to Aleksandr Drozdenko, the governor of Leningrad Oblast, on Monday that cited “the duty of every government to remain vigilant of unlawful acts against public order, democratic principles and innocent civilians.”

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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