Russian forces have unleashed an attack of Ukraine on the orders of Vladimir Putin, who announced a “special military operation” at 05.00. In the morning after the Russian attack, Vladimir Zelensky convened the National Security and Defense Council and initiated martial law.
Explosions were heard near major Ukrainian cities, including the capital, Kyiv. Russian military equipment, including armored vehicles, crossed the Ukrainian border in Chernihiv, Sumy, Luhansk, and Kharkiv regions. In the area of settlements of Kopani and Ivanovo of the Kherson area and Snake Island servicemen fight with the enemy.
Ukrzaliznytsia is ready to evacuate city residents along the demarcation line.
Details: The following evacuation flights are planned for February 24:
Luhansk region: two evacuation trains will depart from Svatovo, Rubizhne and Lysychansk in the afternoon.
Donetsk region: two trains will depart from Kramatorsk, two – from Mariupol, one – from Kostiantynivka.
Odessa region: one evacuation flight will be sent from Odessa.
Airspace is closed, railway service is limited, some roads are blocked.