The story of the night when Russia began its military invasion

This is a scenario that has been feared for weeks. Very early this morning, Russia launched a large and swift attack on Ukraine, attacking several major cities. Vladimir Puttin has decided to launch a “military operation” by launching his tanks at Kiev from several borders. 20 minutes Remake for you the movie of the first few hours of the Russian invasion.

Midnight to 4am: Statement of Advocacy and Valdymir Putin at the United Nations

On a very restless night, many Ukrainians could not sleep. Several airports have been closed, as well as the entire country’s airspace, as a new cyberattack targeted the Ukrainian government’s site. Ironically, the UN Security Council, chaired by Russia this month, is at 3:30 am with separatist leaders seeking military aid to “help repel the invasion by Ukrainian troops” in Moscow. It was urgently called in minutes.

In a groundbreaking statement, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres squints at the camera and asks Vladimir Putin: Give me a chance for peace. Many people have already been killed. “But it was too late. Almost at the same time, just before 6am in Moscow, Vladimir Putin announced on television” a special military operation “live. Vladimir Putin, in his statement without the word war, aimed not only to “demilitarize” Ukraine, but also to “demilitarize” the Ukrainian government in order to “collapse” it. It explains that there is.

4 hours: bombing and conviction

The Vladimir Putin declaration is almost over, and the first bomb was dropped on Ukraine. And it’s not just the east of the country. Kiev, Odessa, Kharkov, Dnieper … Still at the United Nations, Antonio Guterres speaks visibly impressed and again. “This is the saddest moment of my mission as UN Secretary-General,” he regrets. “President Putin, in the name of mankind, bring your troops back to Russia! This conflict must end now,” he pleaded.

The United States and NATO have accused “planned” and “injustice wars.” In Ukraine, the Foreign Minister called for a “world to stop Putin,” and said the country would “self-defense.”

5 am: Russian troops cross the border

Following the plans Westerners had expected, the first Russian soldiers set foot on Ukrainian territory shortly after the horrors caused by the bombing, even before the night and the fog disappeared. A landing takes place in Odessa, in the south of the country, where Russian tanks cross the border near Kharkov in the northeast. Video elements also show that the tank line crossed the border between Belarus and Ukraine, just 150 kilometers from Kiev, where military operations had been underway for several weeks.

The capital of Ukraine has also been hit by ballistic missiles. Currently, these are targeted strikes, targeting border guards and military infrastructure, not large-scale artillery. Therefore, the ammunition depot would have been destroyed in Kharkov. The United Nations confirms the submission of a resolution aimed at condemning Russia, which will be voted on Friday. Forever.

6:00 am: Martial Law and Western Reactions

On Instagram, the Ukrainian president has just asked the public to declare martial law. “Don’t panic, you’ll win,” he tries to reassure. In Kiev, where the population is calm despite uncertainty, anti-bomber sirens are not silent. Take care? This means taking the risk of exposing yourself to the exacerbation of the conflict. Would you like to go to Poland, which is 8 hours drive away? There is also the risk of crossing Russian tanks along the way.

The West is awakening, and Joe Biden soon announced “severe sanctions” against Moscow. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have said that Kremlin is a “brilliant violation” of international law that must be detained. Blame the choice. “Responsible person”. NATO announces an emergency meeting and the Russian stock exchange will suspend the exchange.

7:00 am: Western Ukraine attacks, Russian troops move forward

Bombers are intensifying throughout Ukraine. Kiev Airport was hit by a ballistic missile shortly before 7 am, but bombings were reported in Lviv and Lutsk, just 50 kilometers from Poland. Ukrainian troops announced shortly after shooting down five Russian planes and helicopters in the eastern part of the country. President Zelensky calls on Westerners to build an “anti-Putin coalition” to “force Russia peacefully.”

However, it does not prevent Russia from advancing and occupying the first village in the Lugansk region. Russian troops also announced that they have “unusable” Ukrainian air force bases. “The Ukrainian army’s anti-aircraft defense facility has been destroyed,” the Russian Defense Ministry adds.

8:00 am: First death and financial impact

The Declaration is raining, especially for candidates for the French presidential election. Jean-Luc Melenchon wants to reject “unbearable escalations” and still believes in diplomacy to get an “immediate ceasefire”, especially through emergency deliberations at the United Nations. Eric Zemmour “unconditionally condemns Russia’s military intervention,” a statement close to Emmanuel Macron’s reaction.

In Ukraine, after the bombing, war becomes the human face. Border guards have reported sabotage as well as attacks by “use of artillery, heavy equipment and light firearms” before declaring their first death. Authorities also announced that one person was killed and another was injured following the bombardment in the Kiev region. After a brief suspension, the Moscow Stock Exchange collapsed by nearly 14% on news of new sanctions, and the ruble fell 9% against the dollar. Therefore, the Central Bank of Russia has decided to intervene to “stabilize the situation.” In France, Emmanuel Macron convened a defense council at 9 am.