The flag on the building of the British Embassy in Kyiv has been lowered to half-mast to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons reported this on Twitter, according to Ukrinform.

“UK in Ukraine flies the flag at half-mast outside our Embassy in Kyiv. Thank you to everyone who has sent kind messages of condolence,” she wrote.

Photo by Melinda Simmons/