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Portman for Senate Releases New Ukrainian Radio Ad

Ad Will Run on Targeted Shows in Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Portman for Senate campaign today released a Ukrainian radio ad highlighting Rob's work with the Ukrainian community and his endorsement by the Ukrainian Civic League. The ad will run on targeted shows in Cleveland now through Election Day. Later this week in Cleveland, Rob will receive the Shevchenko Freedom Award from the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America. The radio ad coincides with local advertising in local Ukrainian newspapers. You may click here to listen to the radio ad.

Translation of the ad:

As co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, Rob Portman is standing up for Ukraine in the United States Senate.

Portman is leading the fight to condemn the Russian-backed separatist attacks, and he supports providing Ukraine with the necessary lethal weapons to defend itself.

Rob Portman is endorsed by Ukrainian Civic League.

Please remember to vote for Rob Portman for United States Senate on November 8th.

Background

Rob has a record of standing with the Ukrainian community of Ohio. Rob has held no less than 14 meetings with groups from the Ukrainian/Eastern European community in just the last three years, and Rob has developed these relationships through a lot of hard work and engagement that dates back to 2010. 

For example, Portman has been a leader in the congressional effort to increase military assistance to Ukraine to ensure it can defend its sovereign borders against escalating Russian aggression. He has twice visited Ukraine in the past two years, and met with President Poroshenko and other senior Ukrainian officials to discuss the ongoing political, economic, and military developments. Portman is co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, whose goal is to strengthen the political, military, economic and cultural relationship between the United States and Ukraine. 

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