On Monday, February 21, 2022, Russia's highest body, the Russian Federation Council unanimously authorised President Vladimir Putin to use military force outside the Russian borders. Days later, President Vladimir Putin launched a large-scale invasion of Ukraine by announcing a ‘special military operation’ in eastern Ukraine as missiles began to rain on hundred of locations across Ukraine, including the capital, Kyiv. GuardianTV went to town to ask Nigerians their thoughts on the Russian invasion.
The invasion of Ukraine by the Russian military has spurred Europe’s worst security crisis in decades. But while most analyses are currently looking at how the war will end, here are most likely easy immediate ways to solve the situation.
Here are a few Nigerian footballers who ply their trade in Ukraine and have been affected by the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
It’s been a week into Russia's invasion of Ukraine, its troops have made significant advances into the country but have so far failed to take the capital Kyiv. Since then, troops have poured into Ukraine and targets across the country have been struck by airstrikes and artillery attacks.
As the war between Ukraine and Russia continues to escalate, several countries across the world are sending aid to Kyiv. Here are countries sending aid and weapons to Ukraine.