May 24, 2022

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Map showing how Ukraine is a “desert island” surrounded by planes

The Russian invasion of Ukraine This had many consequences for the invaded country. Among them, Declared its airspace a “conflict zone”This left the Ukrainians Almost isolated from civil aviation.

This is illustrated by maps showing the future of aviation in Europe. Just hours before the war began, Many planes cross the continental skies, but none in Ukrainian territory. There was no air traffic on the Russian border with Ukraine in the east, or troops departed from the Russian-affiliated state of Belarus into the new conflict zone to be opened in Europe.

This interruption is not only difficult for those who want to return or come to Ukraine, but also for desperate nationals looking for other ways to leave the closed country. At the same time, Highways and borders with other states such as Poland by Ukrainian citizens trying to escape Of the initial armed conflict.

According to the BBC, the decision to close the airspace for civil aviation was taken by the Ukrainian government, led by President Volodymyr Zhelensky, due to the “increased dangers posed by the use of weapons and military equipment.” The decision came shortly before Vladimir Putin announced the launch of a “military operation to maintain peace”. Self-proclaimed People’s Republics of Luhansk and Donetsk, What The Western world describes it as an invasion of another sovereign nation.

The European Air Defense Agency agreed with the diagnosis and warned of the danger shortly before the official closure of the airspace: “There is a risk of ships being shot down due to deliberate attacks and misidentification”, The controller said in a statement. “Balance and The potential use of a wide range of weapons, both on the ground and in the air, suggests a higher risk For civil aircraft operating at all altitudes.

On July 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine and the remains of 298 passengers and crew fell into the war zone.Reuters

All flight controllers are trying to avoid a situation similar to what happened in July 2014 Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 It followed the route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur Shot down in the Donbass area (Current axis of regional conflicts between pro-Russian separatist forces and the Ukrainian military, which previously controlled the region) Caused the deaths of its 298 employees. Although subsequent independent investigations have established that the missile that caused the tragedy was of Russian descent, the country occupying Ukraine today has always denied its involvement in the tragedy.

The world is now eagerly awaiting the progress of Russia’s offensive This morning began with the bombing of Ukrainian military bases The capital, Kiev, Kharkov and the port of Mariupol are now moving towards the invasion of Ukraine with Russian troops coming from both the eastern border and Belarus.

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian government promised Weapons for civilians who want to defend national territoryAfter passing the emergency law in your parliament yesterday, that too It allowed 200,000 men between the ages of 18 and 60 to mobilize the country’s reserve corps, which is estimated to have served in the military.To face Russia’s military challenge.

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