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Russia invasion of Ukraine

26 Februari 2022

Editor: Parangsula
Images: A convoy of Russian armored vehicles move along a highway in Crimea, Tuesday, Jan 17, 2022 – © euronews

RUSSIA began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022, in an escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian War that began in 2014. The invasion was the largest conventional military attack in Europe since World War II. Jeremy Herb, Barbara Starr, and Ellie Kaufman – CNN, February 24, 2022: “US orders 7,000 more troops to Europe following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.”

How Russia invasion of Ukraine © Financial Times

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On 21 February 2022, Putin recognized the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Luhansk People’s Republic, two self-proclaimed states controlled by pro-Russian separatists in Donbas. The next day, the Russian Federation Council unanimously authorized use of military force, and Russian soldiers entered both territories. From CNN’s, February 22, 2022, Nathan Hodge in Moscow: “Russia’s Federation Council gives consent to Putin on use of armed forces abroad, Russian agencies report.” (*)