Ukraine Bans Independence Day Rallies for Fear of Russian Rocket Strikes

KYIV—Ukraine’s capital Kyiv banned public celebrations this week to commemorate independence from the former Soviet Union, citing a heightened threat of Russian attack in a war that the United Nations said on Monday has killed more than 5,500 civilians.
Near frontlines in the south of the country, Ukraine said Russia fired rockets into several southern Ukrainian towns north and west of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, captured by Russian forces shortly after they invaded Ukraine in February.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned at the weekend of the risk of more severe attacks ahead of Ukraine’s 31st anniversary on Wednesday of independence from the former Soviet Union…
Source: The Epoch Times

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