On the 12th day of the Russia-Ukraine war, Turkish journalists in the city began to be evacuated as Russian troops approached the capital city of Kiev. Confirming the news of the evacuation, CNN TÜRK correspondent Mücahit Topçu said, “We took this decision to prevent a possible provocation. Our new route will be Lviv.” The departure of Turkish journalists and then foreign newspapers from Kiev increased the concerns of the attack.
The 12th day of the Russia-Ukraine war has begun. Clashes and attacks continue in many cities of the country. Russian troops are only 5 km from the capital Kiev. According to the latest news today, Turkish journalists in Ukraine started to leave the region.
MANY PRESS MEMBERS ARE LEAVING
CNN TÜRK Correspondent Mücahit Topçu confirmed the news that the journalists had left and said in a statement, “From now on, Turkish press members have started to leave from where we are. Not only the CNN TÜRK team, but also many press members are attacking. They are leaving Kiev. What does this mean? Now the Russian army is in Kiev. It’s going to. We can say it’s getting closer. Our second address will be Lviv.” said.
FOREIGN PRESS TEAMS ARE LEAVING! PROVATION CONCERN
Pointing out that foreign press members left the region two days ago, Topçu said, “Our route will be Lviv. We took this decision to prevent a possible provocation. The undesirable negative situation will arise at this point.” said and added;
THE ROUTE IS DETERMINED IN YOUR VIEW TO THE TURKISH EMBASSY
“We did not create the route. Ukrainian security units created the route. At the same time, we drew up a route in consultation with the Turkish embassy. Our route is not the shortest, but perhaps the safest. Let’s express it. It is there. It is about 700 km from the capital Kiev. Lviv It is about 700 km to . “This distance is between 7 and 8 hours. I’d say we’ve charted a safe course.”
WILL RUSSIA ATTACK TOMORROW?
Members of the press repeatedly leaving Kiev, “Will Russia attack tomorrow?” caused concern.
According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Russia is a more dangerous place for media workers than ever since the end of the cold war; While murders and physical attacks often go unpunished in times of conflict, press freedom in the region is currently not taken seriously.
THE FLAT IS SPREADING
The advance of Russian troops into the capital, Kiev, has slowed in the past few days, but the Ukrainian military announced this morning that Russia plans to raid the country’s capital, Kiev.
“Missile attacks on cities including Kyiv and Mariupol continue. Russian bombardment prevents the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of humanitarian aid,” said the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.