Two metro stations in Kyiv downtown closed due to call about ‘mining’

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, the entrepreneurs gathered at Verkhovna Rada for one of the largest rallies against quarantine and the introduction of cash registers
15:45, 15 December 2020

Khreshchatyk metro station in Kyiv
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Two Kyiv metro stations Khreshchatyk and Maidan Nezalezhnosti were closed for entrance due to an anonymous call about mining. This was reported by the press service of the Kyiv City Council in Telegram.

The Kyiv council noted that the station's transfer hub is operating as usual.

It is important that now only the exit from the Khreshchatyk station on Gorodetsky and Institutskaya streets is working.

Related: Ukrainians 'must stick to rules' of new lockdown: What are the latest restrictions?

Earlier it was reported that individual entrepreneurs in Kyiv were protesting at Verkhovna Rada against quarantine and the introduction of cash registers. It is assumed that tens of thousands of entrepreneurs from all over Ukraine will take part in the protest action.

Businessmen set up tent camps in Kyiv on Independence Square, and the police disperse the protesters with tear gas.

As of 14:30, about 40 police officers were injured during the clashes, most of them with eye burns.

Related: Official explains date of lockdown’s beginning in Ukraine, January 8


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