Footage shows a line of people waiting in line to receive food, water and basic commodities. Local resident Antonina said that she and her family had been hiding in the cellar and bomb shelter since March 10.
On the morning of February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military offensive against Ukraine.
On February 21, he had signed decrees recognising the independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR). Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has imposed martial law throughout the country and announced a general mobilisation.
Russia’s military offensive has drawn international condemnation from the EU, UK, and US, among other countries, and led to heavy sanctions imposed on Moscow.