Ukrainian government shows films to refugee residents at Kyiv metro stations

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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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Ukrainian government shows films to residents who took refuge in Kyiv metro stations due to the Russian invasion of the country.”/>

The Ukrainian government shows films to residents who took refuge in Kyiv metro stations due to the Russian invasion of the country.
(Kyiv Municipal Administration)

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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Residents take shelter at the lower level of a Kyiv metro station during Russian artillery strikes in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

Residents take shelter at the lower level of a Kyiv metro station during Russian artillery strikes in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
(Erin Trieb/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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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Firefighters work to put out a fire at a damaged logistics center after a bombardment in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 3, 2022. Russian forces have stepped up attacks on crowded cities in what Ukraine's leader called a blatant campaign of terror.

Firefighters work to put out a fire at a damaged logistics center after a bombardment in Kyiv, Ukraine, Thursday, March 3, 2022. Russian forces have stepped up attacks on crowded cities in what Ukraine’s leader called a blatant campaign of terror.
(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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.

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