LDS in Ukraine, Romney on Putin and Legislature’s final hours

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Capitol flies the Ukrainian flag in support of Ukraine on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022.

Ukrainian Latter-day Saints share stories of resilience in the face of a Russian invasion. Sen. Mitt Romney calls Vladimir Putin a “megalomaniac dictator.” The Legislature enters a frantic pace in its final hours of the year’s general session. And Salt Lake County’s health director says some residents should still mask up even as COVID-19 cases decline.

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