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Ukraine Severed Diplomacy with Russia, Lieutenant says end is here
Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has revealed in his twitter page that the country has severed its diplomatic relations with Russia following the dawn attack.
The president also urged people to protest against the war declared against the country by Vladimir Putin government in Russia.
In his words, “we have severed diplomatic relations with Russia. For all those who have not yet lost their conscience in Russia, it is time to go out and protest against the war with Ukraine.”
Moreover, an unnamed Ukrainian Lieutenant Colonel in Avdiivka, Donetsk Oblast Province of Ukraine, has reportedly expressed concerns over the possible implications of the ongoing invasion of the country by Russian forces.
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This was confirmed in a tweet by Christopher Miller, a correspondent for Buzz Feed News, on Thursday.
”Ukrainian Lieutenant Colonel I’ve gotten to know well in recent months on the frontline in Avdiivka just texted me. ‘Under fire. This is the end…,’” said Miller.
This followed an invasion of the country on Thursday morning after Vladmir Putin, the President of Russia, announced a “special military operation”, amid warnings from world leaders that it could spark the biggest war in Europe since 1945.
Countries like the United States, the United Kingdom and France had in the past weeks predicted a Russian attack on Ukraine, urging their citizens to flee the country.
Since Russia annexed the Southern Crimea Peninsula about eight years ago, Ukrainian forces have been locked in a war with Moscow-backed rebels.