Russian forces reportedly attacked cities across Ukraine after President Vladimir Putin order operation to demilitarizing the country. While Ukraine’s foreign minister to warn of a “full-scale invasion.”
Earlier Putin appealed Ukrainian solders to lay down their arms and go home. He also added Russia does not plan to “invade” Ukraine, but that Russia must “defend itself from those who took Ukraine hostage”.
Ukraine Interior Minister warned of missile attacks on Kyiv, and urged citizens to hide in shelters
President Joe Biden called the move “an unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces” and said the “world will hold Russia accountable.”
“President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering,” Biden said in a statement. “Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction this attack will bring, and the United States and its Allies and partners will respond in a united and decisive way.”