Kyiv nightclub reopens for the first time since invasion
09 September 2022 | 3:00 pm
K41 was one of the hottest nightspots in Ukraine. The techno club in Kyiv hosted DJs from all over the world before the Russian invasion temporarily closed its doors. Now, six months later, K41 has reopened outdoors.
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