KIEV, March 20 — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a bill extending martial law in Ukraine, the press service of Ukraine’s parliament said Sunday.

People rest at a temporary settlement site near Mariupol, Ukraine, March 17, 2022. (Photo by Victor/Xinhua)

The legislation extended the current martial law for 30 days starting March 26.

Kiev imposed martial law after Russia launched a special military operation against Ukraine on Feb. 24.