Another Mayor kidnapped in Ukraine

Kyiv, Mar 13: Ukraine on Sunday accused Russia of kidnapping the democratically-elected Mayor of Dniprorudne, second after the alleged abduction of the Mayor of Melitopol.
Ukraine Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba said that Russians kidnapped Mayor of Dniprorudne, Yevhen Matveyev. On his official Twitter handle, Kuleba said, “Today, Russian war criminals abducted another democratically elected Ukrainian mayor, head of Dniprorudne Yevhen Matveyev”.
He also urged the global organisations to stop the Russian invasion against Ukraine.
“Getting zero local support, invaders turn to terror. I call on all states & international organizations to stop Russian terror against Ukraine and democracy,” he added.
Earlier on Friday, Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov was also allegedly abducted.
“Russian war criminals abduct democratically elected mayors of Ukrainian towns. On March 11 they abducted mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov. Locals hold protests demanding to free him,” the Foreign Minister said. (UNI)