Russia invades Ukraine live news: Moscow launches full attack - Chief Idea

By Prof. Ahlam / 24. Feb 2022

As multi-pronged attack on several Ukrainian cities begins, Kyiv accuses Russia’s Putin of ‘war of aggression’.

Updated: 18 minutes ago
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin launches Ukraine invasion.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy declares martial law.
  • He also calls on citizens to fight, says weapons will be issued to everyone who wants them and claims Ukraine will “win”.
  • Several Ukrainian civilians reportedly killed.
  • Ukraine’s military says about 50 Russian forces have been killed and six warplanes destroyed in fighting.
  • Western powers condemn Moscow’s move.
  • Crisis escalated after Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine requested Moscow’s assistance.