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Ukraine’s Zelensky declares martial law, vows victory

People line up to use an ATM machine outside in Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 24, 2022 (Vadim Ghirda/AP)
People line up to use an ATM machine outside in Sievierodonetsk, the Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 24, 2022 (Vadim Ghirda/AP)

Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky says that Russia is attacking his country’s “military infrastructure” and border guards, but urges citizens not to panic and vowed victory.

In a video message posted on Facebook after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the launch of a military operation against Ukraine, Zelensky also introduces martial law across the country, adding that he has spoken by phone with US President Joe Biden.

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