On February 24 2022, the Russian invasion of Ukraine took place

At about 4 o'clock Kyiv time (UTC + 2) on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation aimed at allegedly "demilitarizing and denationalizing Ukraine"; a few minutes later, missile strikes began throughout Ukraine, including near Kiev. Russian troops invaded Ukraine near Kharkiv, Kherson, Chernihiv, and Sumy, entering from Russia, Belarus, and the Russian-occupied Crimea. Belarus is waging war against Ukraine together with Russia: missile strikes are being launched on the territory of Ukraine from the border areas, combat aircraft are being launched to launch missile and bomb strikes on the territory of Ukraine, and troops are being redeployed and provided.