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Kyiv mayor extends curfew as Russian forces continue attacks


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The mayor of Kyiv has extended a curfew for all citizens of Ukraine’s capital city as Russian forces continued their siege, according to reports.

The revised curfew calls for all residents to remain in their homes from 5 p.m. until 8 a.m., and will apply until at least Monday morning, Mayor Vitaly Klitschko announced, Reuters reported.

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Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, a former boxing champion, talks to reporters at his office in Kyiv, Feb. 10, 2022. 

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, a former boxing champion, talks to reporters at his office in Kyiv, Feb. 10, 2022. 
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Klitschko previously announced a curfew order for residents to remain at home between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., as the city faced missile strikes and the threat of looming Russian tanks.

The change comes after a Russian missile strike struck a civilian oil depot outside Kyiv early Sunday morning, Ukrainian officials said.

A Kyiv, Ukraine, apartment building is seen heavily damaged during ongoing military operations, Feb. 25, 2022.

A Kyiv, Ukraine, apartment building is seen heavily damaged during ongoing military operations, Feb. 25, 2022.
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Ukrainian Member of Parliament Anna Purtova told Fox News the “missile attack launched on the oil depot in Vasilkov near Kyiv” around 2 a.m.



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