The Russians have reached Kiev, people flee; Moscow: "We clean the country of Nazis"
The Ukrainian army is leaving its positions en masse, leaving its weapons along, Russian Ministry of Defense announced today.Source: B92
"According to intelligence data, units and soldiers of the Ukrainian army are leaving their positions in large numbers and leaving their weapons. No strike was carried out on the positions of Ukrainian soldiers who laid down their weapons," the statement reads, TASS reports.
Moscow says that a special military operation has been launched in Ukraine in Donbas, and those events cannot be perceived as war.
Russian helicopters reportedly near Kiev, Ukraine. Footage was released by the Russian media pic.twitter.com/gIXBxWWTRs— Ragıp Soylu (@ragipsoylu) February 24, 2022
U.S. troops are preparing to move closer to Poland’s border with Ukraine to help process people fleeing after Russia invaded Ukraine, an Army spokesman said.https://t.co/PuOshlsecz pic.twitter.com/aelsnxnnDy— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 24, 2022
Boris Johnson's address
Boris Johnson says that “our worst fears have come true” with the invasion of Ukraine, that President Putin had invaded “without provocation and without any credible excuse” and that the UK and the world “can not and will not just look away”.
Boris Johnson says that “our worst fears have come true” with the invasion of Ukraine, that President Putin had invaded “without provocation and without any credible excuse” and that the UK and the world “can not and will not just look away”https://t.co/smr42XzFw0 pic.twitter.com/1apORcSiEw— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) February 24, 2022
#Ukraine 🇺🇦: at least two soldiers belonging to the Russian invasion force have been captured by Ukrainian soldiers around #Kharkiv.— Thomas van Linge (@ThomasVLinge) February 24, 2022
It's photos like this that could make Russians back home question the war. pic.twitter.com/xb11DS3wBQ