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The Ukrainian government shows films to refugee residents at Kyiv metro stations due to the Russian invasion of the country.
A Ukrainian government agency is showing the films in hopes they will help mentally support residents sheltering in metro stations, according to a government telegram.
Underground metro stations in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, are being used as shelters for residents who need a safe place to go during the Russian invasion of the country.
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The Telegram message says the movies will be for people of all ages.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine has sparked a war that has left at least 516 people dead and 908 injured, according to figures released Wednesday by the United Nations.
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The United Nations, however, says the actual numbers are likely “considerably higher”.
Russian forces began shelling a maternity hospital in Mariupul, Ukraine on Wednesday, injuring at least 17, according to AFP, citing a local official.
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The World Health Organization said on Wednesday it had documented 18 attacks that have been carried out against Ukrainian health facilities since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.