By Stephen Siohan
Un Saturday night like many in Kiev. It’s past midnight and the cell phone on the table starts vibrating. One of many applications Temporary The download triggered an alert, announcing the start of the alarm. Seconds later, Ukraine’s interactive map “Drivoka” (warning) program, updated every 30 seconds, points in red in the sky to areas where ballistic missiles or suicide drones are located, while a siren wails on a smartphone. In all Telegram channels, messages from municipal and military officials tumbled down: “Stay in shelter! Then follows the wait in the silence of a starry spring night, and then the sudden staccato of anti-aircraft defenses, heralding the storm.
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