The Kiev official did not rule out the forced evacuation of residents of the capital

Kiev, Ukraine. Archive photo

The Director of the Department of municipal security of the Kiev city administration Roman Tkachuk said that the authorities in the Ukrainian capital working on options for a possible forced the evacuation of residents.”We are considering options including forced the evacuation, the system should be ready for that,” said Tkachuk in an interview with “Commander”, answering the question of consideration given to the possibility of evacuation of people living in the government quarter of Kiev.

According to officials, the threat of a strike at the government district in existence since the end of February. At the same time, he noted that “while the decision on the forced evacuation is not accepted”.

Tkachuk said that “people living near critical infrastructure, should always understand that these objects can be struck”, and therefore must decide whether to return to the city and live near these objects.

The official also said that the Kiev city authorities already start training emergency commissions in order to understand how will be the evacuation of an area or an entire city.