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Russia-Ukraine war: Russian attack shatters normality in Ukraine | IN PICS

Russia pressed its invasion of Ukraine to the outskirts of the capital after unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending in troops and tanks from three sides in an attack that could rewrite the global post-Cold War security order. Explosions sounded before dawn in Kyiv as Western leaders scheduled an emergency meeting and Ukraine’s president pleaded for international help to fend off an attack that could topple his democratically elected govt, cause massive casualties and ripple out damage to the global economy.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk [ Published on: February 25, 2022 13:51 IST ]
  • Ukrainian servicemen sit atop armored personnel carriers driving on a road in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to
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    Ukrainian servicemen sit atop armored personnel carriers driving on a road in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with the Russian action would lead to "consequences you have never seen."

  • Ukrainian military track burns at an air defence base in the aftermath of an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. Big explosions were heard before dawn in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of Russian invasion that could cause massive casualties and topple Ukraine's democratically elected govt. 
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    Ukrainian military track burns at an air defence base in the aftermath of an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. Big explosions were heard before dawn in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odesa as world leaders decried the start of Russian invasion that could cause massive casualties and topple Ukraine's democratically elected govt. 

  • Ukrainian solders walk at an air defence base after an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. 
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    Ukrainian solders walk at an air defence base after an apparent Russian strike in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. 

  • Workers prepare to load the debris of a rocket onto a truck the aftermath of Russian shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. 
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    Workers prepare to load the debris of a rocket onto a truck the aftermath of Russian shelling in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched their anticipated attack on Ukraine. 

  • A woman holds her baby inside a bus as they leave Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022.
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    A woman holds her baby inside a bus as they leave Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022.

  • A man holds a dog as he walks past a damaged house following Russian shelling, in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee.   
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    A man holds a dog as he walks past a damaged house following Russian shelling, in Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine hitting cities and bases with airstrikes or shelling, as civilians piled into trains and cars to flee. 

     

  • Svyatoslav, 6, plays with his tablet in a public basement used as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending troops and tanks from multiple directions in a move that could rewrite the worlds geopolitical landscape.
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    Svyatoslav, 6, plays with his tablet in a public basement used as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending troops and tanks from multiple directions in a move that could rewrite the worlds geopolitical landscape.

  • Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at Ukrainian military facility outside Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a barrage of air and missile strikes on Ukraine early Thursday and Ukrainian officials said that Russian troops have rolled into the country from the north, east and south.
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    Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at Ukrainian military facility outside Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a barrage of air and missile strikes on Ukraine early Thursday and Ukrainian officials said that Russian troops have rolled into the country from the north, east and south.

  • Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at Ukrainian military facility outside Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a barrage of air and missile strikes on Ukraine early Thursday and Ukrainian officials said that Russian troops have rolled into the country from the north, east and south. 
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    Damaged radar arrays and other equipment is seen at Ukrainian military facility outside Mariupol, Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Russia has launched a barrage of air and missile strikes on Ukraine early Thursday and Ukrainian officials said that Russian troops have rolled into the country from the north, east and south. 

  • Vladimir, 70, and his wife Tamara, 80, sit in the Kyiv subway, using it as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24. Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending troops and tanks from multiple directions in a move that could rewrite the worlds geopolitical landscape.   
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    Vladimir, 70, and his wife Tamara, 80, sit in the Kyiv subway, using it as a bomb shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine on Feb 24. Russia has launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, unleashing airstrikes on cities and military bases and sending troops and tanks from multiple directions in a move that could rewrite the worlds geopolitical landscape. 

     

  • Ukrainian National Guard, Armed Forces, special operations units exercise as they simulate a crisis situation in an urban settlement, in the abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine on Feb 4. 
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    Ukrainian National Guard, Armed Forces, special operations units exercise as they simulate a crisis situation in an urban settlement, in the abandoned city of Pripyat near the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, Ukraine on Feb 4.