Thousands of people flocked to the Kyiv station on Tuesday, hoping to leave the city like Russian military transaction in Ukraine has already killed dozens of people and destroyed many residential buildings, as well as infrastructure sites across the capital and the country.
Many residents of Kyiv try to leave the city. The station and the carriages are crowded – trains are allowed on a first-come, first- base served, it is difficult to penetrate even inside with a ticket.
the air the raid siren sounded several times times in the city on Tuesday, but there was no organized evacuation. Pictures on social media show hundreds, maybe even thousands of people trying to get on the trains with or without ticket.
“I leave my home for the first time. Beautiful Kyivwe leave you, but one day when we will return” one a man named Vasili told Sabah newspaper reporter Uğur Yıldırım.
Yıldırım said that dark clouds covered Kyiv and the silence was broken by sirens and distant explosions could be heard before the air raids.
More than 800,000 Ukrainians left the country. Those who to stay in the capital, Kyiv generally do not have private vehicle. While there is a shortage of gasoline, taxis charge close to $1,000 for 50 kilometers (31 miles) of road.