Russia Ukraine Conflict- Putin Announced Military Operation

Russia Ukraine Conflict- Putin Announced Military Operation
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Russia Ukraine Conflict Updates: There happened huge explosions near Kharkiv, Ukraine, early in the morning of Thursday, February 24, 2022. Russia has announced expanded military operations in Ukraine. In Sirens wailed, capital of Ukraine, huge explosions were heard there and in other cities. People massed in train stations and roads to flee, as the government said the former Soviet republic was seeing an invasion from the east, north, and south. It is reported that more than 40 soldiers had been killed and a lot of are injured so far. Read this post till the end to learn more about the Russia Ukraine Conflict.

Russia Ukraine Conflict

Russia demanded a demise to NATO’s eastward extension and announced Ukrainian membership of the US-led Atlantic military coalition was incompatible. So, the Western countries and Japan have put boycotts on Russian banks and individuals in response to the above statement. And on Wednesday 23 February, when Russia was preparing for attack, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the nation, saying the WAR would be “a big disaster”.

“If they try to take our country away from us, our freedom, our lives, the lives of our children, we will defend ourselves,” he said.

People massed in train stations and roads to flee
People gathered in train stations and roads to flee

Russia invaded Ukraine from various directions on Thursday, February 24, bombarding cities, bombarding towns and villages, and moving towards the capital, KYIV, while Ukrainian troops tried to thwart the invasion of the Russian army and air force.

Putin Announced Military Operation

Russia Attack - Russia Ukraine Conflict
Russia Attack – Russia Ukraine Conflict

Ukraine’s president Zelenskiy made an urgent national address on Thursday morning February 24. He announced martial law to plead people remain calm. On Thursday morning in a video address, the ministry of defense Zelenskiy said Russia has conducted missile strikes on Ukraine infrastructure and border securities. Zelenskiy announced martial law in all regions of the country. He also added that he talked to US president Joe Biden, and asked people of the state to stay at home and calm. He said:

“The army works. I will be with you all the time. Stay strong. We will win because we are Ukraine. Glory to Ukraine”.

Statements of Different Authorities About Conflict

US president Joe Biden recently talked to Ukraine’s president Zelenskiy Volodymyr about Russia Ukraine Conflict. He said:

“President Zelenskiy reached out to me tonight and we just finished speaking. I condemned this unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces. I briefed him on the steps we are taking to rally international condemnation, including tonight at the United Nations Security Council. He asked me to call on the leaders of the world to speak out clearly against President Putin’s flagrant aggression, and to stand with the people of Ukraine. Tomorrow, I will be meeting with the Leaders of the G7, and the United States and our Allies and partners will be imposing severe sanctions on Russia. We will continue to provide support and assistance to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.”

Uk Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on the Russian invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. The full address of the UK PM Boris Johnson is published on the official website of the Government of the UK. He said:

“President Putin of Russia has unleashed war in our European continent. He has attacked a friendly country without any provocation and without any credible excuse Innumerable missiles and bombs have been raining down on an entirely innocent population. A vast invasion is underway by land, by sea, and by air. This hideous and barbaric venture of President Putin must fail. We will work with our allies to ensure that the sovereignty and independence of Ukraine are restored”.

Boris Johnson Statement
Boris Johnson Statement

UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed to President Putin to withdraw their troops from Ukraine. He said:

“Under the present circumstances, I must change my appeal: President Putin, in the name of humanity, bring your troops back to Russia. This conflict must stop now”.

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, criticized the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which Ankara has defined as an offence of Ukrainian independence. Mr. Erdogan said:

“Turkey supports Ukraine’s struggle to preserve its territorial integrity”. He also said, “We reiterate our call to resolve the problems between Russia and Ukraine through dialogue within the framework of the Minsk Accords. We will do our part to ensure the safety of everyone living in Ukraine, especially our own citizens and Tatar brothers in the region”.

Impacts of Russia Ukraine Conflict

The U.S. and other authorities are disseminating a resolution at the United Nations Security Council to criticize Russia’s attack on Ukraine. They demanded an immediate withdrawal of Russian Troops from Ukraine as soon as possible. Sources said that a Turkish-owned ship was hit by a bomb off the shore of the Odesa but fortunately no one was injured or dead.

Russia Ukraine Conflict
Russia Ukraine Conflict

This incident emphasized troubles about how the Russian attack on Ukraine could affect the important shipping avenues in the Black Sea. As it has been clear that these shipping avenues deliver almost all of the world’s wheat and further agrarian commodities.

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