Ukraine downs Six Russian Aircraft: 50 Russians KilledFebruary 24, 2022 19:19
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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced war against Ukraine and the war commenced this morning as per the Indian time. The entire globe is left tense as the markets collapsed badly because of the move. The General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces gunned down five Russian aircraft along with a helicopter during the early hours of Thursday after the Russian forces staged an attack on Ukraine. The Russian military denied the claims. The incident took place in the Luhansk region which is a separatist region in the country which was recognized as Independent by Russia this week.
Russia launched an artillery attack on the northern border of Ukraine and Ukraine returned with fire. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the attack of Russia on Ukraine brutal and unprovoked. He said that while announcing the new sanctions. European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell called Russia's attack on Ukraine one of the darkest hours of Europe in 80 years since the second world war. The European markets opened on a dull note after the announcement of Vladimir Putin was made. French president Emmanuel Macron asked Russia to end the military operations in Ukraine immediately.
By Siva Kumar