Millions of people around the world have shown their support for Ukraine in recent days as Russia’s onslaught continues.
This afternoon, the Russian army said it had blocked Kiev from the west and captured the strategic airport of Hostomel – having already occupied several northern districts.
Weapons are being distributed to Ukrainian civilians and the Ministry of Defense is urging citizens to make Molotov cocktails to protect themselves, reports the Mirror.
Subway stations are used as bomb shelters and packed with families with deafening air raids in progress.
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In the UK, Boris Johnson announced imminent personal sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The Prime Minister told NATO leaders in a virtual meeting on Friday that the UK would echo measures announced by the EU to target the Russian leader.
Meanwhile, British residents are wondering how they can show their support for Ukraine. One of the ways to show you care is through social media.
There have also been anti-war protests and calls to support refugees fleeing the conflict.
How to Add the Ukrainian Flag to Your Facebook Profile Picture
You need to head to Facebook profile-pic-frame page here. Search Ukraine in the search bar to the left of your profile picture.
You can adjust your image by dragging, cropping, or zooming in. You can then choose when you want to revert to your previous profile picture.
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