President Putin announced military operations in Ukraine in a televised address last night. Less than ten minutes later, Russia fired its first missiles at Ukrainian cities and military targets, and they did both From the north, east and south†
Since this morning, more and more tanks and vehicles are entering the country. The footage shows Russian tanks entering Ukraine from Belarus.
In the north, the Russians advanced mainly towards Kharkov, the second largest city in Ukraine. Additionally, civilians end up on the streets in the middle of the fighting:
An apartment building was hit in Chugoev near Kharkov, which resulted in many casualties. A boy was also killed, according to Reuters.
Ukraine has also launched air strikes in the south and west of the country, as in the Black Sea port city of Odessa and in Lutsk, just 60 kilometers from the Polish border.