(WXOW ABC) You may not think much about the City of Mabel, Minnesota–a town of just under 800 near the border with Iowa–but it's home to one business owner who's made a personal connection with a country in crisis.
Gary Steuart is owner and founder of Steuart Laboratories. In 1982, Steuart Laboratories started making natural healing products for animals. Later on, some of his clients noticed those products were working on people too.[…]
News 19 went to UW-Madison to talk to Ted Gerber, an expert on socio-economic conditions in Ukraine. Gerber said Steuart's story checks out.
“Conditions there are atrocious,” Gerber said. “Their homes are destroyed, their factories where they work, their places of employment are destroyed. It really is a major humanitarian disaster right in the middle of Europe that has not gotten the attention it deserves from the international media.”
Gerber said the aid to soldiers may help, but without action from outside forces, the conflict will continue to be a drain on the country.
"So long as they have this armed conflict going on within it's borders, then there is not going to be any joining the European Union, not going to be any joining NATO, NATO is not going to want anything to do with Ukraine."
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