“Klitschko also reported heavy casualties by the Russian army. According to Ukrainian information, there are more than 2,000 Russian soldiers who have already fallen in the battle for Kyiv. In the meantime, the civilian population of Kiev has also been massively affected by attacks. According to Klitschko himself, he is on duty day and night to defend the capital and protect it from being taken by the Russian armed forces.
According to unanimous reports, the problem in Kyiv is the meanwhile poor supply situation with food and medicine. “I have assured Mayor Klitschko that Austria will do everything in its humanitarian aid to help the Ukrainian population,” emphasizes Nehammer. “Only today did we decide to deliver extensive aid, including helmets and protective vests for civilian forces.”