The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has officially begun this morning at four spanish time. Vladimir Putin announced this morning, at 5:00 pm from Kiev, a great military operation in Ukraine. Russian president has justified the invasion as a "defense" of the Ukrainian separatists from the Donbore region who had requested their intervention. Explosions are already heard near the capital, Kiev, where you are telling us live everything Xavier Collass occurs.
From Washington, following the reaction of the US and the UN, which celebrated an extraordinary security council, is our correspondent Paul brown pending everything. Joe Biden has already said that the world "will make Russia responsible" of the deaths that are coming in this war. Neither the last call from the UN has done Putin to desist from the invasion.
All US forecasts on what the invasion of Ukraine would be for Russia are being fulfilled. Predictions for the future: mass murders of Ukrainian leaders.
Apparent Russian landing in Odessa, the third largest city in Ukraine and the largest port of the country. The war is total.
Donald Trump has called the Fox News television network and has said that the United States is carrying an amphibious landing in secret in Ukraine. The commentator Laura Ingraham has corrected him: "They are the Russians"
The Ukrainian military command centers in the cities of Kiev and Kharkov have been attacked with missiles, said the news website 'Ukrainska Pravda' quoting an official of the Ukrainian interior ministry.
The US media report intense missile bombings in Kiev, Kharkov and other Ukrainian cities.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dimitro Kuleba, said these Putin orders mean "a war". And he affirmed that Ukraine will "defend himself and win"
In a message to the Russians. Putin said that Russia would respond instantly if any external force tried to interfere in the actions of him and that Moscow would try to demilitarize and "unanazify" Ukraine.
Putin also promised to take "before the courts to those who have committed many crimes, responsible for the 'bloodsharming of civilians, including Russian citizens'.
Shooting were heard during Thursday night near the main Borispol airport, here in the Ukrainian capital. The information on explosions in the Ukrainian capital was also confirmed by the Ukrainian Agency Unian. The media also inform about explosions in the north, in Kharkov, 40 kilometers from the border with Russia, the time of the explosion in this city was broadcast.
US President Joe Biden immediately denounced an "unjustified attack" that will cause "suffering and loss of human lives". "The world will make Russia render accounts," he promised.
According to the Russian press, Putin appealed to the military of Ukraine: "They swore before the Ukrainian town, do not follow the orders of the Board, I urge them to depon up arms and go home"
The interior minister of Ukraine has clearly said a few minutes ago: the war has begun.
In total, 190,000 Russian soldiers surround Ukraine from the North - Belarus -, East - Russia -, the South - Crimea, Ukrainian territory that Russia occupies since 2015 - and the Southwest - Transnistria, a region of Moldova that the Kremlin also occupies Since 1992 -.
At the moment there is no news that the fighting has begun, although the CNN television network has reported explosions in Kiev.
The war that Ukraine so much feared and part of the world did not want to believe has begun. The Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his troops to carry out a special military operation in the Donbas region in Ukraine, Russian news agencies said on Thursday, saying that Russia could not tolerate what he called threats of Ukraine and warned against foreign interference. This night Ukraine has restricted civil flights in its airspace due to a "potential danger". A controller of the conflict zone warned the airlines that they should stop overflies by the risk of unintentional demolition or a cyber attack.
Explosions of missiles are heard on the outskirts of Kiev, reports Xavier Collas from there.
Vladimir Putin, did not wait for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, would have finally speaking about the need for a peaceful solution to the crisis unleashed by Russian territorial ambitions in Ukraine to launch the war to that country.
Putin announced at five o'clock in the morning, Kiev's time - just an hour after when American intelligence said he was going to do - a "special military operation" in Donbass, the East Ukraine region in which Moscow has created With its weapons - and in 2015 with its soldiers - two secessionist republics that only that country has recognized. On Monday, Putin ordered the sending of thousands of soldiers with heavy weapons to those regions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday a military operation in Ukraine to defend the separatists in the East of the country.
"I have made the decision of a military operation," Putin declared in an unexpected message on television shortly before 03h00 GMT. In the message he called the Ukrainian military to "depose the weapons".Date Of Update: 23 February 2022, 23:44