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Ukraine’s Coronavirus Lockdown Invokes Memories of Life in the Soviet Union

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine has gone into a nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

As of Tuesday, the
country is completely closed to foreigners. All international air traffic has
stopped and Ukraine’s land borders are closed, too.

Ukrainian citizens stuck
abroad have been instructed to go to their nearest consulate so they can get a
seat on a chartered flight home. All domestic air, train, and bus travel has
been suspended.

Here in the capital city
of Kyiv, the only businesses allowed to stay open were grocery stores,
pharmacies, and gas stations. The government has ordered everything else
closed. Schools, gyms, malls, movie theaters, barbershops, museums. Everything.

The government has
banned …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal