Russia launches missile attack on Ukraine. This information was confirmed by the Prime Minister of the country Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Russia is launching missile attacks on Ukraine’s military infrastructure and border guards,” he said. At the same time, he urged Ukrainians not to panic and to commit to defending the country.
In a Facebook message, he also mentioned the imposition of martial law.
Russian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kulaba said in a tweet that Russia was conducting a full-scale operation in Ukraine. They (Russia) are targeting cities.
The attacks took place in the southern Ukrainian port cities of Odessa and Mariupol.
Meanwhile, passengers have been evacuated from Borispil Airport in Kiev.
The BBC reports that an explosion has taken place in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Apart from this, explosions have taken place in two other places in the country.
The BBC’s Paul Adams in Kiev, Ukraine. He said he had heard five to six explosions there a while ago.