Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Embassy in Kyiv issues advisory to Indian nationals

Kyiv: The Indian embassy in Kyiv has issued an important advisory to all Indians living in Ukraine, to stay safe, as Russia launched a special military operation today.

The present situation in Ukraine is highly uncertain. Please maintain calm and remain safe wherever you are, be it in your homes, hostels, accommodations or in transit,” the advisory said.

“All those who are travelling to Kyiv, including those travelling from western parts of Kyiv, are advised to return to their respective cities temporarily, especially towards safer places along the western bordering countries,” advisory read.

The Indian embassy said that it will issue further advisories for any updates.

Meanwhile, Ukraine has closed its air space for civilian flights due to a “high risk” to safety amid Russia’s declaration of war on the country.

An Air India flight which was scheduled to land in Kyiv to help bring back stranded Indians had to turn around on Thursday morning amid the Russian military operations in its eastern areas of Ukraine.

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