Kyiv’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, issued a 35-hour curfew in the capital city on his official Telegram channel, on Tuesday evening.

The curfew will go into force on Tuesday at 8 pm and will remain until 7 am on Thursday. In Kyiv, a curfew is currently in effect, although only at night, between 8 pm and 7 am.

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Several European leaders will travel to Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, on Tuesday, despite the curfew. Poland’s, the Czech Republic’s, and Slovenia’s leaders will be in Ukraine as part of an EU mission to show solidarity.

During the curfew, residents would be prevented from leaving their houses unless they have a special authorization, according to Klitschko, who added that they will still be free to leave to go to bomb shelters.

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“I ask all [residents of Kyiv] to prepare for the fact that they will have to stay at home or, in case of an emergency, in a shelter, for two days,” Klitschko said.

According to Ukraine Emergency Services, two individuals were killed in shelling of a residential area in western Kyiv early Tuesday morning.

According to emergency services, strikes targeted at least four residential structures in Ukraine’s capital early Tuesday.

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began its 21st day, Russian and Ukrainian diplomats prepared a second day of talks.

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According to a statement made by the Polish government, the objective of the EU leaders’ visit was to confirm “the unequivocal support of the entire European Union for the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine” and to “present a broad package of support for Ukraine.”

Negotiations between Russian and Ukrainian negotiators were set to restart Tuesday after failing to reach an agreement on Monday, according to Associated Press reporting.

The two sides had expressed some hope about the talks, which would cover “peace, ceasefire, immediate withdrawal of troops & security guarantees,” according to Ukrainian presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak.