Post Office suspends mail service to Russia, Ukraine

Post Office suspends mail service to Russia, Ukraine

The South African Post Office has suspended its mail service to Ukraine, Russia and Belarus.

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This as Russia's invasion of its neighbouring country enters the seventh day.

Russian paratroopers land in Ukraine's second city amid heavy fighting. 

Ukrainian officials say a hospital has been attacked and the barracks of a flight school is on fire after an airstrike. 

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"There are practically no areas left in Kharkiv where an artillery shell has not yet hit," said Interior Minister official Anton. 

Spokesperson Johan Kruger says air mail remains available to 33 countries and surface mail to 51 countries.

"We are unable to dispatch mails items to Russia and Ukraine at this moment, so customers should not post any items to these countries until the situation changes. Customers should visit the post office website for the latest updates."


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