People are stand queue to McDonald’s in central Kyiv, Ukraine, on 29 May, 2020.
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McDonald’s said Thursday that it is planning a phased reopening of some of its restaurants in Ukraine, where the company noted other businesses are safely operating.
The fast-food company said in a message posted to its website that it will work over the next few months to get product back to the restaurants, bring back employees and physically prepare its locations in Kyiv and western Ukraine to start serving customers again. The post did not specify how many locations the company plans to reopen.
McDonald’s had announced in February that it would pause its operations in Ukraine after Russia’s invasion of the country.
“We’ve spoken extensively to our employees who have expressed a strong desire to return to work and see our restaurants in Ukraine reopen, where it is safe and…