Ukraine supporters: Hundreds gather outside White House, demand Biden impose tougher sanctions on Russia

Russia bombed my family and friends now in Kyiv and many cities of Ukraine, una donna, Maria, ha detto a Fox News. “I want the whole world to know that this is time to act.

We need to act because we are protecting not only Ukraine, but the whole Western civilization,” ha continuato.

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Russia attack Ukraine on Thursday after amassing troops on its border for months. Biden has since announced new sanctions on Russia and deployed 7,000 additional U.S. service members to Germania, though he maintained that the U.S. military would not fight in Ukraine.

Ukraine supporters said Biden’s actions were not enough.

Two women with family in Ukraine protesting outside the White House on Thursday

Two women with family in Ukraine protesting outside the White House on Thursday (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

I came here today to ask our president to impose better sanctions on Russia because the sanctions that he announced, Ad essere onesti, are not really enough,” one man waving a Ukranian flag told Fox News.

The latest round of sanctions would target major Russian banks, making it harder for Russia to do business in dollars, euro, pounds and yen, and there will benew limitationson what can be exported to Russia, Biden said Thursday. Neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor his confidants were directly sanctioned.

A Ukrainian man worries for his family who remain in the country.

A Ukrainian man worries for his family who remain in the country. (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

We’re sure there are more serious acts that may be done to support Ukraine,” Maria said. “Despite the fact that we respect USA and thank them for everything that they have done.

Ukranian-Americans said Putin would not stop at Ukraine unless harsher actions were taken.

“Non so cosa dire, Putin is the next Hitler,” a Ukrainian man working in D.C. “It’s unbelievable.

A Ukrainian man protesting outside the White House says his family is currently hiding in Ukraine, and some of his friends have since joined Ukraine's army

A Ukrainian man protesting outside the White House says his family is currently hiding in Ukraine, and some of his friends have since joined Ukraine’s army (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

Another woman, Alona, said the conflict isa threat to the whole world. Putin will not stop. People need to wake up.

Another protester felt similarly.

Gli Stati Uniti. definitely must do more, otherwise Putin’snot going to stop with Ukraine, everybody knows that,” the protester said.

Many demonstrators feared for their families still in Ucraina.

They’re very scared,” a man holding aHelp Ukrainesign told Fox News. “We don’t know what’s going to happen to them.

Ukraine supporters chant "I support Ukraine" outside the White House

Ukraine supporters chantI support Ukraineoutside the White House (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

A woman wrapped in a Ukrainian flag said: “Everyone is trying to find a place to hide and stocking up on food, and in the next few days, they’ll be disconnected from the internet. Water will be cut off, electricity.

A woman named Maria says her mom is in safety in Ukraine and her boyfriend has joined the forces. "I wait for the time I can go to Ukraine and join the forces myself," Maria said.

A woman named Maria says her mom is in safety in Ukraine and her boyfriend has joined the forces. “I wait for the time I can go to Ukraine and join the forces myself,” Maria said. (Fox News Digital/Lisa Bennatan)

Another protester told Fox News her family in Ukraine wasso far they’re doing okay but, they’re ready, any minute for anything.

Crowd of Ukraine supporters began gathering outside the White House late Thursday afternoon

Crowd of Ukraine supporters began gathering outside the White House late Thursday afternoon

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