Russia-Ukraine War Live Day 2: ‘Terrible airstrikes’ in Kiev, says Ukraine FM
new Delhi: On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a massive military attack on Ukraine on the orders of its President Vladimir Putin. Russian forces entered Ukraine from the southwest on Thursday morning in what Putin called a special military operation in the rebel-held Donbass in the country’s eastern part.
Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea. Russia’s attack on its eastern neighbor is being seen as the largest armed conflict between the two countries in Europe since World War II.
Here is relevant information and the latest updates as Russia waging war against Ukraine.
, Ukrainian officials fear Russian attack on Kiev later today
Ukraine is fearing a Russian tank attack on Kiev, later Friday in what could become the toughest day in the war, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister said. Anton Herashchenko said that Kiev’s defenders were ready with anti-tank missiles supplied by foreign allies.
Western sanctions ‘not enough’ to persuade Russia, says Zelensky
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday that it was very clear that Western sanctions imposed on Moscow were not enough to deter Russian aggression against Ukraine. Speaking after reports of Russian missile attacks on Kiev, he said the world was still watching events in Ukraine from afar, as Reported by DW News,
India’s embassy in Ukraine on Thursday accommodated over 200 Indian students at the school near the embassy in Kiev.
Ukraine’s President Zelensky confirmed Russian missile strikes on the capital Kiev early Friday.
– recent Issue of travel advisory by US Embassy in Ukraine Urges citizens to leave Ukraine immediately. “US citizens in Ukraine should depart immediately if it is safe to use any commercial or other privately available ground transport options. US citizens living in Ukraine should carefully monitor government notices and local and international media outlets to ensure safety. Change in situation and alerts for shelter in place,” read the advisory.
Ukraine’s foreign minister claims there have been ‘horrific’ airstrikes in Kiev.
Russian troops approach Kiev
Ukrainian President Zelensky says Russian sabotage forces (SOFs) have entered the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. He said that he and his family are staying there. Explosions were heard in Ukraine’s capital Kiev early Friday as Russian forces launched a full-scale offensive, resulting in the death of more than 100 Ukrainians in the first full day of fighting and ultimately rewriting post-Cold War global security. Can you count.
After using air strikes on cities and military bases, Russian military units moved quickly to capture Ukraine’s seat of government, and US officials in its largest city suspect that the government will be overthrown by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Shameless attempt to do so and replace it with our rule. ,
Ukraine’s leaders pleaded for help as civilians were piled into trains and cars to flee, and hotels in Kiev were being evacuated amid early signs of an attack.
EU has decided to impose additional sanctions on Russia: European Council President
European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday that the European Union had made a political decision to impose additional sanctions on Russia over its military operation in Ukraine.
“We made the political decision to add an additional package of massive sanctions, which would be painful for the Russian regime,” Michel said after the extraordinary EU summit.
“We also discussed the support of the Ukrainian people and the state to mobilize financial capacity and humanitarian aid,” he said.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the new EU sanctions against Russia would affect 70 percent of the Russian banking sector, major state-run corporations and deny Russia access to modern technologies.
Anonymous group declares ‘cyberwar’ on Russia: report
Anonymous hacking group has declared cyber war on Russia over subsequent military operation in Ukraine, as well as claimed responsibility for cyber attack on RT broadcaster, news agency. artificial satellite Reported.
“Anonymous Collective is officially in a cyber war against the Russian Government. #Anonymous #Ukraine,” tweeted Anonymous. “The #Anonymous Collective has taken down the website of #Russian propaganda station RTNews. ”
Ukraine says 137 civilians, soldiers killed
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that 137 civilians and military personnel have been killed so far in Russian attacks on his country. He called him a “hero” in a video address released early Friday, in which he also said hundreds more had been injured.
Zelensky says civilian sites have also been targeted, despite Russia’s claim that it is only attacking military targets. In his words: “They are killing people and turning peaceful cities into military bases. This is wrong and will never be forgiven.”
The president said all border guards on a land island in the Odessa region were killed on Thursday.
US President Says “Will Join If Putin Goes To NATO”
President Joe Biden said the US would intervene if Vladimir Putin moved to NATO countries, insisting he would be encouraged if his Russian counterpart was not stopped now. Biden said he had no plans to speak to Putin but spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and assured him that the US would provide humanitarian relief to ease the suffering of the Ukrainian people.
“Well, if he (Russian President Vladimir Putin) goes to NATO countries, we will get into it. The only thing I am sure of is, if we do not stop him (him) now, he will be encouraged. If If we don’t take steps against him now with these important sanctions, he will get excited,” Biden told reporters at a White House news conference on Thursday, where he also announced a series of tough sanctions against Russia.
Responding to questions, the President said that this is already a big struggle. “On the way we are reassuring that this is not going to spiral into a major conflict, by providing all the forces needed in the Eastern European countries that are members of NATO. NATO is more united than ever, and Mary is under Putin. There are no plans to talk together,” he said.
Indian students take refuge in basement, seek evacuation
Nearly 400 Indian students have taken refuge in a basement after coming under Russian military control in the Ukrainian city of Sumy, bordering Russia, and urged the Indian government to evacuate them. Sumy in northeastern Ukraine is about 50 miles from the Russian border.
The city’s mayor surrendered to the Russian army on Thursday. The students, most of whom are studying at Sumy State Medical University, said they feared for their safety as gunshots could be heard outside.
Ukraine’s president orders full military mobilization
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has ordered full military mobilization to counter the Russian offensive. In a decree issued on Thursday, he said the mobilization would last 90 days.
He tasked the army general staff with determining the number of men eligible for service and the number of reservists, as well as the order of call-ups.
The President’s cabinet has been tasked with allocating funds for mobilization.
roasted global market
Stocks fell and oil prices jumped on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin launched military crackdown in Ukraine, prompting Washington and Europe to impose sanctions on Moscow that could strain the global economy.
The London Stock Exchange’s flagship FTSE 100 index fell more than 200 points, or 2.7 percent, within moments of opening in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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Twitter account to follow for updates
- Christopher Miller
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
- Max Seddon
- Christo Grozev
- bno news
- India in Ukraine (for updates from the Indian government)
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