Ukrainian President Zelenskyj says 137 people were killed and more than 300 injured during the first day of fighting, according to the AFP news agency. Both soldiers and civilians were killed and injured. The UN refugee agency UNHCR states that around 100,000 Ukrainians have been forced to flee their homes. Ukrainian President Zelensky has signed an order for the general mobilization of all conscripts and reservists. It reports the news agency Reuters.
Already on Wednesday, a state of emergency was introduced. At the same time, all men between 18 and 60 are forbidden to leave the country, the Ukrainian border forces state.
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Source: ICELAND NEWS