Russia’s Assault On Ukraine Continues Into First Full Day

February 24, 2022
CRIMEA, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 24, 2022: A military column approaches the Perekop checkpoint on the Ukrainian border. Early on February 24, President Putin announced a special military operation to be conducted by the Rus... CRIMEA, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 24, 2022: A military column approaches the Perekop checkpoint on the Ukrainian border. Early on February 24, President Putin announced a special military operation to be conducted by the Russian Armed Forces in response to appeals for help from the leaders of the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics. Sergei Malgavko/TASS (Photo by Sergei MalgavkoTASS via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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February 24, 2022

The long-brewing Ukraine crisis exploded early Thursday morning when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Strikes began around the country immediately following Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s declaration of a “special military operation” for — as he put it — the “demilitarization and denazification” of the country.

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The long-brewing Ukraine crisis exploded early Thursday morning when Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Strikes began around the country immediately following Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s declaration of a “special military operation” for — as he put it — the “demilitarization and denazification” of the country.

Follow our live coverage below:

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