France is evacuating its diplomats and their family members from Ukraine, Ukraine’s Vesti information portal reports, citing sources in the Ukrainian parliament.

Report informs, citing RIA Novosti, that, earlier, the British Foreign Office sthat some employees in Ukraine were leaving the country in response to what they called a growing threat from the Russian side. For the same reason, the US State Department previously ordered the families of embassy employees in Kyiv to leave Ukraine and allowed some diplomatic mission employees to do so voluntarily.