Landmarks light up in support of Ukraine [photo gallery]

A view shows the facade of the Government Palace of Nuevo Leon illuminated in the colours of the Ukrainian flag in support of their people, after Russia's invasion of the country, in Monterrey, Mexico, March 4, 2022. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Countries across the world have illuminated monuments and buildings in blue and yellow, the colors of Ukraine’s flag, to show their support for Ukraine following the Russian military’s unprovoked, unjustified war against the country.

Berlin, Germany


Hand holding up sign in front of columned monument lit in different colors at top and bottom (© Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)
A protester in front of the Brandenburg Gate February 24 holds a sign that says “Stop the war in Ukraine.” (© Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters)

Cape Town, South Africa

Statue of man with raised arm standing on balcony in middle of three arches, one lit in blue, two in yellow (© Shelley Christians/Reuters)
A statue of Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town City Hall in South Africa March 2 (© Shelley Christians/Reuters)

Los Angeles, United States

Silhouette of bicyclist riding past tunnel lit up with blue-and-yellow striped pattern (© Mark J. Terrill/AP Images)
A bicyclist rides past the famed 2nd Street tunnel in Los Angeles March 2. (© Mark J. Terrill/AP Images)

Madrid, Spain

Police officer standing by lion statue in front of columned building lit in blue and yellow (© Manu Fernandez/AP images)
A police officer stands next to the Spanish parliament building in Madrid March 1. (© Manu Fernandez/AP images)

Manila, Philippines

Man and woman with ash crosses on foreheads taking selfie in front of cathedral lit in different colors at top and bottom (© Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)
Filipinos on Ash Wednesday at the Manila Cathedral in Manila March 2 (© Ezra Acayan/Getty Images)

Monterrey, Mexico

Columned building lit in different colors at top and bottom (© Daniel Becerril/Reuters)
The facade of the Government Palace of Nuevo León in Monterrey March 4 (© Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Aerial view of city and long, curved waterfall lit in blue and yellow (© Nick Iwanyshyn/Reuters)
The iconic Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls in Ontario February 27 (© Nick Iwanyshyn/Reuters)

New York City, United States

New York City skyline at night showing Empire State Building in blue and yellow lights (© Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The Empire State Building in New York City February 25 (© Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Paris, France

People holding up phone cameras, with Eiffel Tower lit in blue and yellow in distance (© Adrienne Surprenant/AP Images)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris February 25 (© Adrienne Surprenant/AP Images)

Rome, Italy

People holding Ukrainian flag in front of stone amphitheater lit in different colors at top and bottom (© Andrea Ronchini/NurPhoto/Getty Images)
The Colosseum in Rome on February 24 (© Andrea Ronchini/NurPhoto/Getty Images)

Seoul, South Korea

Silhouette of man with bicycle taking photograph across river of building lit in blue and yellow (© Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)
The Sevit floating island complex in the Han River in Seoul March 2 (© Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)

Sydney, Australia

Sydney Opera House seen in distance, lit in blue and yellow (© Mark Baker/AP Images)
The sails of the Sydney Opera House in Sydney February 28 (© Mark Baker/AP Images)

Tel Aviv, Israel

Man holding up phone camera to wall of windows lit in different colors at top and bottom (© Amir Cohen/Reuters)
A man takes a photograph of the municipality building in Tel Aviv February 27. (© Amir Cohen/Reuters)

Vilnius, Lithuania

Night view of cluster of three large crosses lit in blue on flame-colored hill (© Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Images)
The Three Crosses memorial in Vilnius February 28 (© Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Images)