Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military operation in Ukraine


Russian President Vladimir Putin issued an emergency statement. The head of the Kremlin announced the start of a large-scale military operation on the territory of Ukraine.


At the same time, the Russian president suggested that the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine lay down their arms and leave the combat zones.

Vladimir Putin also issued a warning to the NATO bloc, saying that if any external forces decide to intervene in events in Ukraine, then "they will face consequences that they have never faced before in their history."

The Russian leader called on the citizens of the Russian Federation to unite, and all state structures and departments to coordinate their work.

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  1. Fourth Horseman Offline Fourth Horseman
    Fourth Horseman (Fourth Horseman) 24 February 2022 07: 12
    +1
    Well, did it go?.....

    Residents of different cities of Ukraine on the morning of February 24 report on the Web about numerous explosions. We are talking about Kharkov, Mariupol, Odessa, Kiev, Nikolaev.

    According to the Telegram channel Insider UA, citing border guards, Russian Grads have been hitting along the entire border of Ukraine since 5:XNUMX, from Luhansk to Zhytomyr.

    At the same time, eyewitnesses report that five powerful explosions were first heard on the left bank of Kiev. After a short pause, two more were heard.

    In Kharkiv, explosions are heard near the Studencheskaya metro station, in the Saltovka district. Residents also claim to hear the sounds of aircraft.
  2. Fourth Horseman Offline Fourth Horseman
    Fourth Horseman (Fourth Horseman) 24 February 2022 07: 14
    +1
    The armed forces of the Russian Federation are shelling the capital of Ukraine with cruise and ballistic missiles. Journalist Andrei Tsaplienko announced this on his Telegram channel.

    "Cruise and ballistic missiles are firing at the strategic objects of Kiev," he said in a statement.
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  3. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 24 February 2022 07: 19
    +4
    Finally!
    What pleases - Putin clearly swung at the entire territory of the former Ukraine.
  4. tulip Offline tulip
    tulip 24 February 2022 07: 24
    +5
    Work brothers! Crush this Svidomo Bandera vermin!
  5. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
    Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 24 February 2022 07: 41
    -10
    Unfortunately, one cannot expect an adequate reaction to what happened from jingoistic fumes. Nothing. In a couple of months, the joyful frenzy will subside and, looking around with a sober look, many will quietly go sick from what is happening with the country and in the country. And in a year it will be very, very fun for everyone: the 90s, which they used to scare here, will seem like a heavenly time ...
    1. Marzhecki Online Marzhecki
      Marzhecki (Sergei) 24 February 2022 07: 45
      +2
      8 years gone. The price will be high, mainly in terms of the economy.
      But what are the alternatives? To do nothing?
      1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
        Just a cat (Bayun) 24 February 2022 08: 05
        0
        like the Indians on the reservations, the economy will be there. songs, dances, dumplings with cherries...
    2. alexniko77 Offline alexniko77
      alexniko77 (alexniko77) 24 February 2022 07: 54
      +2
      run Svidomo
  6. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 24 February 2022 07: 58
    -1
    Little will announce the start of a military operation. Putin must admit his mistakes. This would not have happened if Putin had not chickened out in 2014-15. In 2014-15 Putin would have been a liberator in Ukraine, and now, after seven years of fascist propaganda, Russia will be the aggressor. You can't stop now. Zelensky and his team should be tried for fascism, for the murder of civilians. No negotiations with him. There is Yanukovych, Azarov or Kozak to put at the head of Ukraine, before restoring order.
    1. Dingo Offline Dingo
      Dingo (Victor) 24 February 2022 08: 57
      +1
      Only not Vitka Yanukovych!!! He has already pissed off his own country, a cowardly scumbag....Let him hang around in someone else's, in the backyards.
  7. shiva Offline shiva
    shiva (Ivan) 24 February 2022 07: 59
    +5
    Quote: Marzhetsky
    8 years gone. The price will be high, mainly in terms of the economy.
    But what are the alternatives? To do nothing?

    Everything goes according to plan. The main thing then is not to screw up our conquests ...
    1. Marzhecki Online Marzhecki
      Marzhecki (Sergei) 24 February 2022 08: 16
      +3
      Yes, the main thing is what will happen after the war.
      1. shiva Offline shiva
        shiva (Ivan) 24 February 2022 08: 34
        +1
        This is not a war! This is a special military operation. soldier
  8. silver169 Offline silver169
    silver169 (Aristarkh Feliksovich) 24 February 2022 08: 36
    +1
    Well done, VVP! Finally made up my mind. Finally, Bandera will get in the teeth! Glory to Russia!!!
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  10. T1000 Offline T1000
    T1000 (T1000) 24 February 2022 10: 01
    -1
    ✋ To Washington. HURRAH!
  11. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 24 February 2022 18: 02
    +2
    The threat of “development” of Ukraine by NATO and the calls of the Ukronazis to create nuclear weapons are the two main reasons for the outbreak of war with Ukraine.
    After the end of the showdown with Ukraine and negotiations with the “West”, which most likely will not lead to an agreement on non-expansion of NATO, non-deployment of strike assets and return of NATO infrastructure to the position of 1997, the problem of further actions of the Russian Federation will arise - a preventive strike against the deployed after 1997 NATO infrastructure in Poland, Romania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia by non-nuclear means, or agree to the actual state of affairs under the Indispensable Condition for the Demilitarization of the Baltic states.
  12. Siegfried Offline Siegfried
    Siegfried (Gennady) 24 February 2022 22: 50
    +1
    The US has imposed sanctions against...the EU. It is the EU that will be covered by such a wave that there is a high probability of serious changes in the political landscape. The next elections are in France.

    The United States has been living at the expense of the whole world for all the past decades, and especially for the last 5 years. They built up debt by printing their own candy wrappers, servicing external debt with printed candy wrappers. Last year, they approached the line where it became difficult to continue living at the expense of another world, there were no more countries that were not plundered and squeezed out like a rag. And so they decided that it was time to feed themselves at the expense of their allies. A kind of cannibalism. By changing the energy supplier of Europe, instead of Russia (cheap, stable and good) to its own LNG (expensive, competition with Asia, dirty and unstable), imposing on them the need to sharply increase defense spending, the United States will suck the juices of Europe while it dries and falls apart .

    For Russia, this is not so bad. Europe must realize who the US really is for them. This realization will come only through breaking. Heavy break. But not for long. Europeans are not ready for breaking. They will sweep away all those who gave them this new order. Politicians of a new format and beliefs will come. For this to happen as quickly as possible, Russia needs to communicate with European societies. Propaganda against the US in European languages ​​is very important now, perhaps the most important in the coming months.