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Kyiv steps up security measures amid intensified Russian attacks

28 March, 2024 Thursday
12:27

Kyiv's Defense Council has made urgent decisions amid intensified Russian attacks. The threat of infiltration by Russian reconnaissance and sabotage groups isn't ruled out

The Kyiv City Military Administration reported this.

The reason for the Defense Council meeting was the recent statements by Russian leaders about their intention to increase the number of missile attacks aimed at civilian targets and civilians in Ukraine and Kyiv in particular.

"This is confirmed by the latest missile strikes with the use of weapons with the shortest arrival time. In addition, the threat of attempts by enemy sabotage and reconnaissance groups to enter the city, involving agents of Russian special services and other hostile elements to destabilize the situation in the capital cannot be ruled out," the statement says.

The Kyiv Defense Council has made a decision:

  • to work out the issue of holding further events in Kyiv that involve a large number of people
  • to review regulatory and administrative documents on the life of the capital's citizens regarding the operation of public transport, sports, cultural, educational, medical, and entertainment events, as well as in crowded places to ensure the safety of citizens.
  • all law enforcement and military structures of Kyiv, in accordance with their powers, to increase attention to crowded places, to ensure compliance with public safety and order in the capital;
  • to all responsible structures and balance holders of civil defense facilities to ensure constant access of the population to shelters and readiness of the staging areas for use.

"Social media will be monitored separately for the spread of disinformation, provocations and other information aimed at destabilizing the situation in the capital," the Kyiv City Military Administration added.

  • On the morning of March 25, Russian troops launched a missile attack on the capital of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Air Defense Forces destroyed two Russian ballistic missiles over Kyiv. There has been no official confirmation from the General Staff that the Russians attacked Kyiv with Zircon hypersonic missiles.
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