Ukraine war. Russian troops deployed in Ukraine surround Kiev: the Russians have seized control of an airport north of the capital, blocking the western part of the city and attacking from all sides. Map.
- The war between Ukraine and Russia continues. The Kiev war began, and the capital was attacked by Vladimir Putin’s troops. Artillery and gunfire were heard in the center of the country’s first city. As in the northern district of Kiev, the Ukrainians and Russians are increasingly fighting on a decisive step: controlling the Ukrainian capital.
- Bombings continue in other parts of the country, especially in the Mariupol area in the south of the country. In Korlovka, near Donetsk, a school was bombed, and two teachers were already killed.
- Volodymyr Zelensky amplifies the message to his people. The Ukrainian president ordered a public mobilization on Thursday evening. A press release states that all persons subject to “military compulsion and reservation” will be called in, and mobilization in all parts of Ukraine is currently planned for 90 days. He regrets that his country was “left alone” against Russia and worries about his personal fate.
- Importantly, in the face of the threat of Russian aggression in Ukraine: the latter is the desire to integrateNATO, Vladimir Putin did not accept this. In this will, he reiterated his opposition to the condition No. To relieve tensions.
- Follow the evolution of the situation live.
20:40 – Russian carrier S7 Airlines suspends flights to Europe
In a statement, Russian airline S7 Airlines said it was suspending flights to Europe: “S7 Airlines has decided to cancel all flights to Europe from February 26 to March 13 as European countries close the airspace.”
20:23 – A school and a house in Mariupol are targeted by Russian fire
The city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine has come under Russian attack, according to the Union News Agency. A school and a house are said to have been targeted by Russian bombs. Three people were injured.
20:10 – Russia threatens Sweden and Finland
As the conflict in Ukraine intensifies, Russia now threatens Sweden and Finland with “serious consequences” if they try to join NATO. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told the Russian media that “obviously Finland and Sweden are members of NATO. . Also note: “We consider the Finnish government’s commitment to non-aligned military policy as a key factor in ensuring security and stability in Northern Europe”, threatening them with “retaliatory measures”.
20:01 – The mayor of Kiev warns that night will be difficult
As fighting intensifies in and around Kiev, Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko sent a message to his people: “The current situation in Kiev – without exaggeration – is threatening. The next night, in the morning, will be very difficult. Russian troops – near the capital.” Neutralize groups, “said the Ukrainian news agency Union. The mayor also paid tribute to its citizens: “I thank the townspeople for their willingness to defend the capital and the country with other units of the Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies.”
19:40 – Russia’s accession to the OECD closes
The OECD “stands firm with the Ukrainian people” and “strongly condemns Russia’s large-scale aggression against Ukraine,” the international body said in a statement. The OECD has also indicated that Russia’s access to the OECD has been closed in view of Russia’s invasion.
19:21 – “Immediate” sanctions against Putin and Lavrov
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned NATO nations that he will impose “immediate” sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
6:59 pm – Ukrainian president says he is in Kiev to “protect” Ukraine
In a video posted on his Twitter account, President Volodymyr Zhelensky said he was in Kiev to “protect” Ukraine. You can see him with his allies in front of the Presidential Palace.
18:48 – A Russian tanker smashes a car north of Kiev
This is a terrifying video shared by Franco-Belarusian journalist Andreï Vaitovich. In the north of Kiev we see an armored vehicle crushing a car. The person in the vehicle was rescued and is safe. Ouest France confirms the authenticity of this blood-curdling video.
18:16 – Four killed in airstrikes
The Kyiv regional administration says four civilians were killed in a shelling at Maryanivka in the Vyshhorod district north of Kyiv. Another 15 people were injured.
17:44 – Explosion in Kharkiv
The bomber struck shortly after noon in Kharkiv, western Ukraine, about 50 kilometers (50 miles) from the Russian border. For now, the exact location has not been established, but it could be a military base.
17:36 – Several Ukrainian hospitals were attacked
During the day, Ukrainian Health Minister Viktor Liashko said hospitals were being attacked by Russians. It was especially in the southern part of the country near Zaporozhye and Melitopol, but in the north Chernihiv.
17:19 – The orphanage is targeted by shelling near Kiev
Kiev’s Attorney General announced that the target of the bombing was an orphanage in Warsaw, 40 km northwest of Kiev. No injuries or deaths were reported among the 50 children living there or among the staff.
17:12 – According to Ukraine, 2800 Russian soldiers were killed
According to an official statement issued by the Deputy Minister of Defense Anna Malyar, the Ukrainian military would have suffered heavy casualties to its Russian adversary. Statistics show that 2,800 Russian soldiers were killed and 80 tanks, 51 armored vehicles, 10 aircraft and 7 helicopters were destroyed. However, the human population should be taken with caution, especially two days after the fighting is high. By comparison, the United States has claimed 4,500 lives in the eight-year war in Iraq.
17:00 – The building of the Security Service of Ukraine is bombed
The bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a U.S. military base in the northern city of Chernihiv. Several bombs fell on the roof and ignited. At present, the number of humans is not specified.
16:55 – Are the Russians going to capture Gerson?
In a message posted on social media, the head of the regional administration of the southern German state of Gershon noted that the named city, the capital of the region, was in the process of falling into the hands of the Russian military. : “After the fighting wars, despite the desperate efforts of the Ukrainian army, it is imperative to report that the enemy broke through the city’s defenses with large forces and heavy casualties”. Did not completely lose control of the municipality. “The region’s administration is doing its utmost to uphold the rule of law and protect human lives. The situation is tense, but we promise we will do everything we can to resolve it,” he added.
Several weeks later, after unofficially false poker and expansion in recent days, Russia announced that it would go to war with Ukraine on February 24, 2022. In a televised speech early Thursday, Vladimir Putin announced a “special army.” “Action to protect people threatened by the Kiev regime for eight years”. To that end, we will work to militarize and annihilate Ukraine. It paved the way for Russia’s military intervention between Russia and these regions, Vladimir Putin promised.
For years, tensions in eastern Ukraine have been high, with conflict escalating in the days leading up to the February 24 Russian invasion, with war declared across the country. In fact, although Russia borders eastern Ukraine, all major cities in the country are subject to bombings everywhere in the region. Starting in the capital Kiev, its surroundings were attacked by Russian forces. Yet the first city in the country, located several hundred kilometers from the Russian border, is about 150 km by road from Belarus, an ally of Russia, where Vladimir Putin’s forces entered Ukraine.
Further west, near Poland, Lutsk, Lviv or even Ivano-Frankivsk are targeted. In the south of Ukraine, on the shores of the Black Sea, especially on the Odessa side, near Moldavia and Transnistria, the pro-Russian territories of Mykolayiv and Mariupol are also battlefields. In the east of the country, Dinifro is targeted, but with the exception of Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lukansk, tensions have been building for eight years and the start of the war in Donbass.
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On the second day of Vladimir Putin’s invasion, Ukrainian forces are battling Russian troops in the capital, Kiev. Europeans have announced new sanctions #AFP 1/5 pic.twitter.com/XuKW7sS2iU
– Agencies France-Press (afpfr) February 25, 2022
On Thursday, February 24, 2022, the Russians seized control of the Chernobyl power station. An index capture, but not only. The site, well known since the 1986 nuclear accident, was the scene of a confrontation between the Russian and Ukrainian armed forces, before Presidential Adviser Mikhail Podoliak landed on the ground in the afternoon: “After heavy fighting, we lost control of the Chernobyl base.” Subsequently, the consultant was particularly concerned: “Can not say whether the plant is safe”, explained the condition of the plant installations but the tight scrip and the deposit for nuclear fuel that isolate the damaged furnace “do not know”. “In this sense, the International Energy Agency, in a statement, expressed its concern and called for” maximum control to avoid any action that could jeopardize the country’s nuclear sites. ” Ukrainian consultant fears Chernobyl nuclear site is being used for provocative purposes.
On Friday, February 25, Ukrainian officials expressed their concern. The alarming radiation data are said to have been taken by the automated control system of the Chernobyl power station. As a result, the Ukrainian parliament reported an increase in “gamma rays” at the site, without specifying the size. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov explains that Russia has denied the allegations in a statement issued Friday stating “Similar, baseless allegations concerning Russia’s intelligence have been made more than once.
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