U.S. State Department orders to begin evacuation of its diplomats’ families from Ukraine, – journalist

The evacuation should begin on Monday, January 24

The US State Department has ordered the evacuation of the families of American diplomats from Ukraine. This was announced by Fox News journalist Lucas Tomlinson on Twitter.

“State Department orders families of U.S. embassy personnel in Ukraine to begin evacuating the country as soon as Monday,” Tomlinson wrote, citing U.S. officials.

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About 180 American citizens and 560 Ukrainians work at the US Embassy in Kyiv. This does not include family members, so the number of US citizens living in Ukraine is likely much higher.