There are no more diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Russia, said Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky.
“We broke off diplomatic relations with Russia,” he said during one of his speeches.
The Ministry of Defense emphasized that they do not inflict any strikes on civilian objects on the territory of Ukraine, only on military infrastructure, nothing threatens the civilian population.
About two hours later, the department added that Ukrainian border guards “do not offer any resistance,” Ukrainian air defense systems were suppressed, and the military infrastructure of military air bases was disabled. The Ministry of Defense did not confirm the information of foreign media about the Russian plane shot down over Ukraine.