Fear of bombs on National Day, Kharkiv imposes curfew
Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy warns of increased Russian attacks on August 24th. Residents of the Kharkiv metropolis are not allowed to leave the house all day. The night
Shortly before his country’s national holiday on August 24, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky prepared the population for increased attacks from Russia. “We must all be carefull becau this week Russia could try to do something particularly ugly, something particularly evil,” Zelenskyy said in his video address. He said Ukraine “still has to endure a lot, unfortunately also a lot of pain”.
In Kharkiv, the second-largest city in Ukraine, the authorities imposed a one-day curfew as a precaution for the national holiday. Residents should stay at home. The metropolis in the north-east of the country has been under heavy fire from the Russian military for weeks..