On February 24, 2022, the President of the russian federation announced that he had decided to conduct a “special military operation” on the territory of Ukraine. After that, russian troops began shelling Kyiv, Kharkiv, Sumy, Odessa, Mariupol, Dnipro and many other cities. Thus began a direct full-scale invasion of our country in all border areas in russia, including the occupied Donbass and Crimea.
Martial law has been imposed in Ukraine.
The shelling is mostly observed at military facilities and airports in Ukraine. The strikes are carried out by missiles and artillery. The media reported about the landing of russian troops on the coast of Mariupol and Odessa. Ukraine closed closed the sky.
Already at 07:00 am in Kyiv, buildings on Vasylkivska Street were damaged by an explosion. On the roof of the building on the street. Vasylkivska, 1 there was a fire. Houses, billboards and outlets were damaged by shrapnel.
Evacuation of people was announced in Luhansk region.
Also, as of 07:00, military units are on fire in Khmelnytsky and Vinnytsia oblasts, a TV tower was blown up in Lutsk, and a military unit near Brovary is on fire in Kyiv oblast. It is also known about the loss of two villages in Luhansk region – Horodyshche and Milovo.
Russian troops are entering mainland Ukraine from the Crimea. The offensive of russian troops is preceded by artillery fire, then moving military equipment. Russian troops crossed the border in Chernihiv, Sumy, Luhansk, and Kharkiv regions. Border guards are under fire in Luhansk, Sumy, Kharkiv, Chernihiv and Zhytomyr regions.
This was the beginning of a large-scale invasion of Ukraine by russian troops: ruthless when the whole country was still asleep.
We understand that the goal of russia’s offensive military operation is to destroy the Ukrainian state, seize Ukrainian territory by force, and establish occupation control. But we will not give our country and independence to the aggressor!