An Italian with his 400 animals trapped by Russian forces near Kyiv
a An Italian man runs a shelter that houses more than 400 animals besieged near Kyiv, in the area north of the Ukrainian capital surrounded by Russian troops, Without water and without food, And his family launched the alert to investigate the authorities’ intervention.
Former photographer Andrea Cisternino, 63, and four of his collaborators were without food or water for two days, as They also do not have food for their animals.His wife Vlada Chalotko says in an appeal picked up by Italian media.
“My husband was managing himself before the war started, but now everything is gone. There are 400 dogs, cats, sheep, horses, cows and other animals to feed.”Says the woman who says she hasn’t heard from her husband in two days, when she called him to tell him he was “alive. Then nothing more.”
The idea is to make The Red Cross could reach the area with supplies, But this requires a difficult agreement between the Ukrainians and the Russians, which is why Shalotko, who managed to leave Ukraine in the first days of the conflict, appeals tothe intervention of the Italian government, who has already announced that he is following the case “with the utmost interest”.
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