Monitoring Desk: Russia begins military operation in Ukraine Russia invades Ukraine, blasts erupt Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital There have also been reports of an attack on Kyiv International Airport. Ukraine claims to have shot down six Russian planes in retaliation. Martial law was imposed in Ukraine after the attack. Ukrainian President Zelensky says martial law will be enforced throughout the country. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Ukraine’s military to surrender.
Russia begins military operation in Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin has threatened that Russia will respond in consequence of any kind of external intervention “this military operation is in response to the threats of Ukraine and for a region free of weapons”. Ukraine’s Interior Ministry says the country is under attack by cruise and ballistic missiles.