Anti-war Protest in different countries, calls for end to Russia and Ukraine crisis.

 Demonstrations in different countries protesting the Russian attacks on Ukraine


Anti-war rallies call for an end to Russia’s military intervention in Ukrain

As Russian military attacks on Ukraine continue, protesters in various countries have taken to the streets to denounce Moscow’s policy against Kyiv.

About 5,000 people gathered in Piazza Republica in Rome, Italy, to show solidarity with Ukraine, raising the Ukrainian flag and chanting against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ukrainian citizen Nina said the protesters were there to put an end to the Russian aggression, saying she is looking forward to peace in her motherland where her family and elderly people live.

Samuel, an Italian student, said that this is an attack against the whole of Europe, and the people of Europe must protect this nation.

Tens of thousands of demonstrators in the Czech Republic gathered in the capital, Prague, to protest the Russian attack on Ukraine; Prime Minister Peter Fiala delivered a speech amid the protests, thanking him for supporting a free and independent Ukraine.

Thousands in the Netherlands staged demonstrations in Amsterdam’s Dam Square, in which participants carried banners reading “No to war”, “Free Ukraine”, “Go back to your country Russia”, “Boycott Russia” and “Stop Putin”.

Azerbaijani protester, Eldenzi Yusipov, said she rejected Russian interference, adding: ‘We say no to war, stop to Putin.’

Ukrainians living in the Greek capital, Athens, gathered in Syntagma Square, where the parliament building is located, chanting against the Russian president, accusing Moscow of violating international law and human rights. The demonstrators dispersed two hours after the demonstration.

The Spanish and Ukrainian people gathered in Madrid in Colón Square, carrying banners calling for Europe to come to the aid of Ukraine and saying that Kyiv is not alone in its fight against Moscow.

Anti-war protesters were also active in Germany on Sunday as members of unions, churches and several NGOs staged a demonstration in the capital, Berlin.

Speakers at the protest denounced Russia’s interference in Ukraine and called on Moscow to stop the attacks and withdraw from Ukraine, and urged the German government to keep the doors open for Ukrainians fleeing the conflict in their country.

An association linked to the Turks of Crimea organized protests in Beyazit Square in Istanbul with the participation of Crimeans and Ukrainians who rallied against the Russian government and prayed for the Ukrainian people.

Celal Icten, head of the association’s Istanbul branch, said that 2022 marks the eighth year of the Russian occupation and human rights violation in Crimea, and accused the Russian administration of killing civilians and children.

He said the world should join forces for global peace and tranquility and find a way to stop Russia.

The sails of the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Australian Parliament in Canberra were lit up blue and yellow on Monday to show solidarity with Ukraine.

Australia has said it will provide lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the Ukrainians resist the Russian invasion.

Dozens of Israelis staged a demonstration in support of Ukraine outside the Knesset on Monday.

Participants waved Ukrainian flags, waved banners reading “No to war,” and called on the Israeli government to take measures to support Ukraine, including providing it with the Iron Dome missile defense system.

And in the Philippines, dozens of people gathered in Manila on Monday in solidarity with the Ukrainian people, denouncing the invasion of Russian military forces.

Dozens of Israelis staged a demonstration in support of Ukraine outside the Knesset on Monday.

Participants waved Ukrainian flags, waved banners reading “No to war,” and called on the Israeli government to take measures to support Ukraine, including providing it with the Iron Dome missile defense system.

And in the Philippines, dozens of people gathered in Manila on Monday in solidarity with the Ukrainian people, denouncing the invasion of Russian military forces.

Vladimir Putin, Russian President declared a ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine on Thursday, days after understanding two separatist-held enclaves in eastern Ukraine. He claimed that Moscow had no plan to occupy its neighbour, but wanted to ‘disarm’ and ‘demilitralize’ Ukraine

In response, Western powers imposed financial sanctions on Moscow, the European Union decided to finance armaments supplies to Ukraine, close its airspace to Russian airlines, and ban Russian state media.

At least 368,000 Ukrainians have fled the country since the start of the offensive, according to the United Nations refugee agency.

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