Ukrainians Queue for Water Before Curfew in Mykolaiv.

Ukrainians queued for water in the southern front-line city of Mykolaiv on August 5, 2022, before an unusually long curfew was set to begin, video posted on social media showed.

The region's governor said on Telegram the long curfew, from late August 5 to August 8, 2022, aimed to catch people collaborating with Russia.

Mykolaiv, which has been shelled throughout Russia's invasion which began on Feb. 24, lies close to Russian-occupied parts of the strategically important region of Kherson, where Ukraine plans to conduct a counteroffensive.

Eyewitness video showed a crowd gathered to collect water which had been transported from Odesa by a group of volunteers.

(Reuters)

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