25 FEBRUARY 2022
WAR: RUSSIA ATTACKS UKRAINE
“President Putin, stop your troops from attacking Ukraine, give peace a chance,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged at the start of an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, the body’s second late night session this week on 24 February 2022,” reported UN News.
“In the name of humanity bring your troops back to Russia. In the name of humanity to not start what may be the most devastating war since the start of the century,” he appealed before Russia.
The Russian troops have now taken control of many areas including Hostomel airfield near Kyiv and atleast 194 Ukrainians including civilians have been killed.
On an island in the Black Sea, Russian warship massacred 13 border guards of Ukraine.
The capital city Kyiv was severly hit by blasts and many building were damaged and several people injured.
Many families took shelter in Kyiv’s metro stations as aerial attacks reported in the city.
“The enemy has designated me as target number one. My family is target number two,” said Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky desperately on Russian invasion.
Russian forces have launched a massive attack on Ukrain with missile strikes and explosives in major cities of Ukraine.
“Russian President Vladimir Putin has unleashed a tidal wave of violence against Ukraine,” said UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Many civilians are seeking shelter in other areas leaving major cities.
On 25 February 2022, the second day, it is reported that the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl has been seriously affected following a fierce battle, recording high radiation levels in the area.
“President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering,” said US President Joe Biden after G7 world leaders meeting virtually on 25 February 2022.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for an immediate ceasefire and a return to dialogue in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.