Few hours back, Russia ‘s President Vladimar Putin has announced that he has taken a decision of launching military operations in Ukraine. Following the declaration military operation (read war) most of the countries have started lambasting Russia’s move against Ukraine.
In that line, US president called the strike on Ukraine by Russia “unprovoked and unjustified”. He said in a tweet, “The prayers of the world are with the people of Ukraine tonight as they suffer an unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian military forces. President Putin has chosen a premeditated war that will bring a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering.”
Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom: I am appalled by the horrific events in Ukraine and I have spoken to President Zelenskyy to discuss next steps. President Putin has chosen a path of bloodshed and destruction by launching this unprovoked attack on Ukraine. The UK and our allies will respond decisively.
Emmanuel Macron: France strongly condemns Russia’s decision to wage war on Ukraine. Russia must end its military operations immediately. France stands in solidarity with Ukraine. It stands with the Ukrainians and works with its partners and allies to end the war.
Ukraine through its Twitter acooount: ⚠️ #RussiaInvadedUkraine Today, on February 24 at 5AM, the armed forces of the Russian Federation attacked Ukraine. #StayWithUkraine, stay tuned for updates on Ukraine’s official sources and channels in English and support Ukraine in its fight for freedom and democracy in Europe.
Ursula von der Leyen, President of European Union Commission: President Putin is responsible for bringing war back to Europe. In these dark hours, EU stands Russian forces invaded Ukraine, a free and sovereign country. We condemn this barbaric attack, and the cynical arguments used to justify it. Later today we will present a package of massive, targeted sanctions.
Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi: Deeply concerned over the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. I urge Hon’ble PM @narendramodi Ji to intervene for the rescue and safe return of Indians in general and Punjabis in particular, stuck in war hit Ukraine.
Ukraine’s UN ambassador to the Russian ambassador: I will never forget this moment right before Russia attacked. “There is no purgatory for war criminals. They go straight to hell, Ambassador.”
Olga Tokariuk, Independent Journalist in Kyiv: What is happening now in Ukraine is out of ordinary. Putin has gone full Hitler. The response of the West should be extraordinary too. Options that were not on the table yesterday must be considered. No-fly zone over Ukraine is one of them. There are other ones too
Rana Ayyub: Putin has started the war and threatened the world of consequences should they intervene. But history is replete with warnings for dictators like him. You can start a war but you can never determine its course, this will have repercussions for Russia…