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Visit to Kiev: Habeck starts the day in the air raid shelter

Visit to Kiev: Habeck starts the day in the air raid shelter

Robert Habeck is in Kyiv. An air alarm goes off in the middle of the night. The Vice Chancellor and his delegation have to seek shelter in the underground car park of their hotel.

For Vice Chancellor Robert Habeck, the day began in the air raid shelter. An air alarm was triggered in Kiev on Friday morning at 4:40 a.m. local time (3:40 a.m. German time). The Green Party politician and his companions spent around an hour and a half in the underground car park of their hotel until the all-clear was given again.

Habeck has been in Ukraine since Thursday and continued his journey in the morning. A visit to Moldova is also planned, where Habeck wants to meet, among others, Prime Minister Dorin Recean.

According to the Ukrainian Air Force, the air alarm was triggered by several missiles that initially headed towards northern Ukrainian areas and then turned away. On Friday night there was another air alert in many regions of Ukraine; impacts were reported in the southeastern Ukrainian region of Dnipropetrovsk, for example in the city of Pavlohrad, and in the southern Ukrainian region of Odessa. According to its own information, the Ukrainian air defense intercepted 15 of 22 missiles and all 14 drones during the night.

At the same time, Russia is also complaining about attacks by the Ukrainian military. There was a rocket alarm in the Belgorod border area during the night.

Source: Stern

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