On February 24, at 05:00, the Russian Armed Forces started the massive shelling of Ukrainian units in eastern Ukraine, as well as at military facilities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Currently, the Ukrainian Air Force is repelling an air attack by Russia, the press service of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces said on Facebook.
"Today, February 24, at 05:00, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation started the massive shelling of our units in the east and are carrying our rocket and bomb attacks on airfields in Boryspil, Ozerne, Kulbakine, Chuhuiv, Kramatorsk, Chornobaivka, as well as on the military facilities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. At the same time, the aggressor began artillery shelling of the territory and settlements of Ukraine along the state border," the statement reads.
According to the report, the Ukrainian Air Force is repelling an air attack by the invader. The state defense forces are in full combat readiness, have taken and hold defensive positions. The situation is under control.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said earlier that Putin had launched a full-scale war against Ukraine.