The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, submitted a bill to the Verkhovna Rada on extending martial law.
The parliament stated – according to the Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform – that “the text of the law and the special memorandum have not yet been published.
“Martial law was imposed in Ukraine on February 24, the same day that Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a large-scale military operation there. It was scheduled to last until March 26, but then it was decided to extend it for another 30 days. Until April 25, and on April 21, the Verkhovna Rada decided to extend martial law until May 25.
In a related context, Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska said today that millions in her country will need psychological care because of what she described as the “Russian invasion”.
“The brutality of the Russian army, which has deeply shocked the entire civilized world, means that millions of Ukrainians will need urgent specialized psychological help,” she said in
The wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky leads a national psychological support program, according to the country’s presidential office.