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The Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv has occupied the ninth spot in the list of locations with the worst air quality worldwide.

That's according to Swiss-based IQAir, the organization monitoring the level of air quality across the globe online.

As of 10:20 on February 17, 2021, Air Quality Index (AQI) in Kyiv was 155, with the norm being up to 50.

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As of February 16, Kyiv ranked 20th in the list.