Alaska sends food aid to Ukraine, but state declines to act on investments
February 23, 2023
More than 90,000 pounds of canned Alaska pink salmon purchased and donated by the state of Alaska is being distributed as wartime relief in Ukraine.
The cans were donated to the nonprofit World Central Kitchen and arrived in Ukraine this month after months of shipping and customs delays. They are the state's biggest contribution to Ukraine's defense against a Russian invasion that's now almost a year old.
Though Alaska borders one of the combatants, the war has remained a back-burner issue in the state Capitol. No Ukraine-related legislation has been proposed this year, and no significant l...
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