Verkhovna Rada extended martial law in Ukraine until August 23

The bill was supported by 320 parliamentarians, and the country also decided not to cancel the general mobilization. Martial law in Ukraine was introduced on February 24

Kyiv, Ukraine

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a law on the extension of martial law throughout the country for three months, this was reported on the Telegram channel of the parliament.

“Supreme The Rada of Ukraine has extended martial law in the state for 90 days, until August 23, 2022,— said in the message.

The bill was supported by 320 people's deputies. Also, the country decided not to cancel the general mobilization.

Martial law throughout Ukraine was introduced early in the morning on February 24, immediately after the start of the Russian special operation. Announcing this decision, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged citizens to remain calm and stay at home. He assured the population that “the entire security and defense sector” Ukraine continues to work.

During the period of martial law, the Ukrainian authorities may declare a curfew; establish a special mode of entry and exit; restrict the freedom of movement of citizens, foreigners and stateless persons, as well as the movement of vehicles. In addition, the country may ban certain political parties or take other measures.

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