Ukrainian authorities on Friday announced limited success in evacuating Ukrainian civilians from the worst-affected areas.
Around Kyiv, volunteers and local authorities were able to help thousands flee the worst-affected districts north and west of the city.
Despite severe outbursts and incoming fires, more than 22,000 people were evacuated three days later from the districts of Vorzel, Hostomel, Bucha and Irpin, all of which witnessed extensive devastation and were without electricity and water, Oleksiy Kuleba said. Kiev Regional Administration.
On Saturday, the administration “will create new ways to move to cities where we can no longer evacuate people,” Guleba added.
The most important of these is the city of Porodianka – about 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Kiev. The shelling resumed on Friday as Russian forces continued their efforts to close the capital from the north.
Meanwhile, Kharkiv Governor Ole Sinehubov said that the attempt to evacuate more people from the city of Isiam was “disrupted by the Russian occupiers”. In a telegram post.
“We have prepared 20 buses and humanitarian aid,” he said.
The buses could not return safely for a little while as the shell was thrown. Evidence of shelling was found on buses, he continued.
Authorities say more women and children have been successfully evacuated from the Enerhodar – and surrounding villages – that fell to Russian forces a week ago in central Ukraine.
Most of the migrants in the region are brought to Zaporizhia before boarding trains to western Ukraine.
Mariupol Attempts: Oleksandr Starukh, head of the Zaporizhzhia regional military administration, said local clergy were involved in efforts to secure a contingent of aid for the besieged port city of Mariupol.
Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksi Resnikov described the situation in Mariupol as “extremely difficult.” He accused the Russians of bombing the city, even during official talks.
Local officials in Mariupol say nearly 1,600 people have died in Mariupol as a result of shelling and airstrikes against the city.
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