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you always stressed the difference between _ you always stressed the difference between wall street and main street, but everybody seems to be in for some _ but everybody seems to be in for some economic pain. how economically painful— some economic pain. how economically painful will_ some economic pain. how economically painful will it _ some economic pain. how economically painful will it get four people in this country?— painful will it get four people in this country? first of all there is no doubt that _ this country? first of all there is no doubt that when _ this country? first of all there is no doubt that when a _ this country? first of all there is no doubt that when a major - this country? first of all there is i no doubt that when a major nuclear power attacks and invades another country, the world is going to respond. and markets can respond all over the world, so there's no about that. numbertwo, over the world, so there's no about that. number two, the notion that this will at last for a long time is highly unlikely as long as we continue to stay resolved to imposing sanctions we will impose on russia. what is your next question?
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did you underestimate putin and would _ did you underestimate putin and would you still describe him the way you did _ would you still describe him the way you did in _ would you still describe him the way you did in the summer, as a worthy adversarial? — you did in the summer, as a worthy adversarial? at you did in the summer, as a worthy adversarial?— adversarial? at the time, he was, i made it clear. _ adversarial? at the time, he was, i made it clear, he _ adversarial? at the time, he was, i made it clear, he was _ adversarial? at the time, he was, i made it clear, he was an _ adversarial? at the time, he was, i | made it clear, he was an adversarial and he is worthy. i did not underestimate him and i have read most of everything he has written. you heard the speech he made almost an of why he is going into ukraine. he has much larger ambitions than ukraine. he wants to re—establish the former soviet union. this is what this is about. i think his ambitions are completely contrary to the place where the rest of the world has arrived. you the place where the rest of the world has arrived.— the place where the rest of the world has arrived. you are confident that these devastating _ world has arrived. you are confident that these devastating sanctions - world has arrived. you are confident that these devastating sanctions are --oin that these devastating sanctions are going to _ that these devastating sanctions are going to be as devastating as russian — going to be as devastating as russian missiles and tanks? yes.
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russian missiles and tanks? yes. russian bullets, _ russian missiles and tanks? yes. russian bullets, missiles - russian missiles and tanks? jezs russian bullets, missiles and tanks in ukraine, yes i am. if russian bullets, missiles and tanks in ukraine, yes i am.— in ukraine, yes i am. if sanctions cannot step _ in ukraine, yes i am. if sanctions cannot stop president _ in ukraine, yes i am. if sanctions cannot stop president putin, - in ukraine, yes i am. if sanctions| cannot stop president putin, what penalty— cannot stop president putin, what penalty can? i cannot stop president putin, what penalty can?— cannot stop president putin, what penalty can? i didn't say sanctions could not step _ penalty can? i didn't say sanctions could not stop him. _ penalty can? i didn't say sanctions could not stop him. you _ penalty can? i didn't say sanctions could not stop him. you have - penalty can? i didn't say sanctions i could not stop him. you have talked about the threat _ could not stop him. you have talked about the threat of _ could not stop him. you have talked about the threat of the _ could not stop him. you have talked about the threat of the sanctions - about the threat of the sanctions for several weeks.— for several weeks. yes, but the threat and _ for several weeks. yes, but the threat and the _ for several weeks. yes, but the threat and the effect _ for several weeks. yes, but the threat and the effect of - for several weeks. yes, but the threat and the effect of the - threat and the effect of the sanctions are two different things. he will now begin to see the effect of the sanctions.— of the sanctions. what will add do and how will _ of the sanctions. what will add do and how will exchanges _ of the sanctions. what will add do and how will exchanges mindset l of the sanctions. what will add do - and how will exchanges mindset here? because _ and how will exchanges mindset here? because it _ and how will exchanges mindset here? because it will weaken his country and he will have to make a very difficult choice as to whether to continue to move or respond. you said in recent _ continue to move or respond. you said in recent weeks of big nations cannot— said in recent weeks of big nations cannot bluff when it comes to something like this. you recently said the — something like this. you recently said the idea of personally sanctioning president putin was on the table — sanctioning president putin was on the table. is that a step that is on the table. is that a step that is on the table? — the table. is that a step that is on the table? . .
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the table. is that a step that is on the table? ., , ., ., , the table. is that a step that is on i the table?_ why the table? that is on the table. why not sanction — the table? that is on the table. why not sanction him _ the table? that is on the table. why not sanction him today? _ the table? that is on the table. why not sanction him today? you - the table? that is on the table. whyl not sanction him today? you detailed some severance _ not sanction him today? you detailed some severance with _ not sanction him today? you detailed some severance with new— not sanction him today? you detailed some severance with new sanctions l some severance with new sanctions today— some severance with new sanctions today and _ some severance with new sanctions today and the — some severance with new sanctions today and the impact _ some severance with new sanctions today and the impact it _ some severance with new sanctions today and the impact it will - some severance with new sanctions today and the impact it will have i today and the impact it will have over tinre, — today and the impact it will have overtime, but— today and the impact it will have over time, but given _ today and the impact it will have over time, but given the - today and the impact it will have over time, but given the full- today and the impact it will have i over time, but given the full scale invasion, — over time, but given the full scale invasion, trut— over time, but given the full scale invasion, but you _ over time, but given the full scale invasion, but you are _ over time, but given the full scale invasion, but you are not - over time, but given the full scale i invasion, but you are not pursuing disconnecting _ invasion, but you are not pursuing disconnecting russia _ invasion, but you are not pursuing disconnecting russia from - invasion, but you are not pursuing disconnecting russia from what i invasion, but you are not pursuing disconnecting russia from what is| disconnecting russia from what is called _ disconnecting russia from what is called the — disconnecting russia from what is called the swift, _ disconnecting russia from what is called the swift, the _ disconnecting russia from what is called the swift, the internationali called the swift, the international banking _ called the swift, the international banking systenr, _ called the swift, the international banking system, or— called the swift, the international banking system, or other- called the swift, the international banking system, or other things i called the swift, the internationali banking system, or other things at your disposal. _ banking system, or other things at your disposal, what— banking system, or other things at your disposal, what more - banking system, or other things at your disposal, what more are - banking system, or other things at your disposal, what more are you. your disposal, what more are you waiting _ your disposal, what more are you waiting for? — your disposal, what more are you waiting for?— waiting for? specifically with the sanctions we _ waiting for? specifically with the sanctions we have _ waiting for? specifically with the sanctions we have imposed, - waiting for? specifically with the | sanctions we have imposed, they exceed swift. they exceed anything that has ever been done. the sanctions we imposed have generated two thirds of the world are joining us and our profound sanctions. let us and our profound sanctions. let us have a conversation in another month to see if they are working. you spoke to the ukrainian president yesterday. _ you spoke to the ukrainian president yesterday, sir. what is the risk that— yesterday, sir. what is the risk that we — yesterday, sir. what is the risk that we are _ yesterday, sir. what is the risk that we are watching the beginning of another cold war and is there now a complete _ of another cold war and is there now a complete rupture in us and russian relations? _ a complete rupture in us and russian
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relations? . a complete rupture in us and russian relations? , ., _, , relations? there is a complete ru ture relations? there is a complete ropture right — relations? there is a complete rupture right now _ relations? there is a complete rupture right now in _ relations? there is a complete rupture right now in us - relations? there is a complete rupture right now in us and . relations? there is a complete - rupture right now in us and russian relations if they continue on this path they are on. in terms of a cold war, that continues the limit depends, the vast majority of the rest of the world are in opposition. from asia to south america to europe, around the world. it is going to be a cold day for russia. the idea that you don't see a whole lot of people coming to his defence. are you urging china to help isolate russia? _ are you urging china to help isolate russia? are you urging china to do that? _ russia? are you urging china to do that? �* ., , ., _, ., that? i'm not prepared to comment at the moment- — no. he has had his hand up a long time. ., .., . no. he has had his hand up a long time. ., _, . ., no. he has had his hand up a long time. ., .., . ., ,. no. he has had his hand up a long time. ., . ., i. ., time. how concerned are you that putin wants _ time. how concerned are you that putin wants to _ time. how concerned are you that putin wants to go _ time. how concerned are you that putin wants to go beyond - time. how concerned are you that putin wants to go beyond ukraine | time. how concerned are you that - putin wants to go beyond ukraine and into other— putin wants to go beyond ukraine and into other countries _ putin wants to go beyond ukraine and into other countries and _
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into other countries and the us must get involved if he _ into other countries and the us must get involved if he moves— into other countries and the us must get involved if he moves into - get involved if he moves into nato countries? — get involved if he moves into nato countries? it— get involved if he moves into nato countries? . countries? if he did, we will be involved- _ countries? if he did, we will be involved. the _ countries? if he did, we will be involved. the only _ countries? if he did, we will be involved. the only thing - countries? if he did, we will be involved. the only thing we - countries? if he did, we will be i involved. the only thing we are convinced of is that if we don't stop now, if we don't move against him now with the significant sanctions, he will be involved in. can you talk any more about your conversation... mr president... why not sanction — conversation... mr president... why not sanction putin directly today? | not sanction putin directly today? cannot hear not sanction putin directly today? i cannot hear you. not sanction putin directly today? i cannot hear you. is _ not sanction putin directly today? i cannot hear you. is india _ not sanction putin directly today? i cannot hear you. is india fully - not sanction putin directly today? i cannot hear you. is india fully with | cannot hear you. is india fully with ou on cannot hear you. is india fully with you on the — cannot hear you. is india fully with you on the issue _ cannot hear you. is india fully with you on the issue of _ cannot hear you. is india fully with you on the issue of russia? - cannot hear you. is india fully with you on the issue of russia? india | cannot hear you. is india fully with | you on the issue of russia? india is one of— you on the issue of russia? india is one of your— you on the issue of russia? india is one of your major— you on the issue of russia? india is one of your major defence - you on the issue of russia? india is| one of your major defence partners. it is one of your major defence partners. it is india _ one of your major defence partners. it is india fully— one of your major defence partners. it is india fully in _ one of your major defence partners. it is india fully in sync— one of your major defence partners. it is india fully in sync with - one of your major defence partners. it is india fully in sync with the - it is india fully in sync with the united — it is india fully in sync with the united states— it is india fully in sync with the united states on _ it is india fully in sync with the united states on russia? - it is india fully in sync with the united states on russia? natl it is india fully in sync with the united states on russia? not in consultation _ united states on russia? not in consultation with _ united states on russia? not in consultation with india - united states on russia? not in
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consultation with india today. i united states on russia? not in | consultation with india today. -- united states on russia? not in - consultation with india today. -- we consultation with india today. —— we are in consultation. we haven't resolved that completely. thank you all very much. studio: legos president biden, having taken his statement —— bercow goes president biden. he says that vladimir putin was my goal is to re—establish the soviet union. he was asked about sanctioning vladimir putin personally and said it was on the table but would not respond to points from certain reporter saying, why not do it right now? you talk about a complete rupture in relations between the us and russia and, interestingly, he declined to comment on china's position on all of this. we have the bbc�*s north america editor with us from the white house. what would you highlight as being the most significant aspect of that? what highlight as being the most significant aspect of that? what you said, and significant aspect of that? what you said. and also _ significant aspect of that? what you said, and also president _ significant aspect of that? what you said, and also president biden's -
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said, and also president biden's insistence that the purpose of these sanctions is to maximise the long—term pain russia whilst trying to minimise any economic consequences in russia. this is something that we have been hearing being stressed today rather than previously, when they hope the threat of the sanctions would act as a deterrent. it is clear they do not think any economic pain they can inflict on russia will change much inflict on russia will change much in the short to medium term, but they need to —— want to degrade russia's economy, prevent them developing their military technology to a point where vladimir putin will not be able to continue to pursue this aggression against other countries. it is obvious that this is a very long—term strategy now and not something they think is going to turn around the situation on the ground any time soon. you highlight the long-term _ ground any time soon. you highlight the long-term nature _ ground any time soon. you highlight the long-term nature of _ ground any time soon. you highlight the long-term nature of what - ground any time soon. you highlight the long-term nature of what the i the long—term nature of what the president was saying. i am sure there are viewers with us now you are drinking, there is a short—term
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and medium—term problem —— who are thinking. what will america do about that? , ., thinking. what will america do about that? , . ~ thinking. what will america do about that? ~ ., that? yes, and america has made clear what — that? yes, and america has made clear what it _ that? yes, and america has made clear what it will _ that? yes, and america has made clear what it will not _ that? yes, and america has made clear what it will not do, - that? yes, and america has made clear what it will not do, and - that? yes, and america has made clear what it will not do, and that| clear what it will not do, and that is to use any other thousands of troops they have sent to poland, romania and baltic states to engage in ukraine or come into with any russian forces, that is not something on the table. we heard the president say clearly if any nato members were attacked, that will trigger article five, which says an attack on one member state is an attack on one member state is an attack on one member state is an attack on all, and in those circumstances the us would engage, but there is no plan for them to get militarily involved in this conflict at the moment. we hear these actions being announced today, there are others in reserve, including personal sanctions against putin himself, and they could be brought to bear if the situation worsens. beyond these economic measures it is not clear at the us has any plans they think could hold this attack on
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ukraine. . ~ they think could hold this attack on ukraine. ., ,, , ., , they think could hold this attack on ukraine. ., ,, i. , . ukraine. thank you very much indeed. our north america _ ukraine. thank you very much indeed. our north america editor _ ukraine. thank you very much indeed. our north america editor sarah - our north america editor sarah smith. ukraine is saying it has tried to fight off a full—scale invasion by these russian forces. vladimir putin launched this assault on ukraine in the early hours of the morning, the number of overall casualties is unclear but dozens of military personnel and civilians are reported to have already been killed. first of all, but�*s here from the ukrainian president. translation:— from the ukrainian president. translation: , ., ., ., translation: putin started a war auainst translation: putin started a war against ukraine, _ translation: putin started a war against ukraine, against _ translation: putin started a war against ukraine, against the - translation: putin started a wari against ukraine, against the whole democratic world. he wants to destroy my country. he wants to destroy my country. he wants to destroy our country, everything we have built, everything we look for. enhancing the invasion, vladimir putin said this. translation: ~ ., , ., translation: whoever tries to interfere with _ translation: whoever tries to interfere with us _ translation: whoever tries to interfere with us or _ translation: whoever tries to interfere with us or threaten - translation: whoever tries to i interfere with us or threaten our country— interfere with us or threaten our country should note that russia's response — country should note that russia's response will be immediate and lead to such _ response will be immediate and lead to such consequences that have never been experienced in history. well,
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the land assault _ been experienced in history. well, the land assault was _ been experienced in history. in the land assault was accompanied by air strikes beginning this morning after president putin had ordered the attack. this map shows the explosions that happened close to eight major cities in ukraine, including the capital. russia says it has destroyed more than 70 military targets, including 11 airfields, and this is a missile striking and airport in western ukraine. —— and airport. those pictures were not bound by the bbc, but we have verified them. this is at a military airport in the north—east city in the early hours of the morning. this is another airport, close to kyiv. this is an airport, close to kyiv. this is an air assault operation, we understand. ukraine is russian helicopters have been dropping paratroopers there. this footage which the bbc has verified, although the source is unknown, shows a
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russian military helicopter at that same airport, and it has apparently been shot down. this is details of the russians have in their sites. they are targeting mainly military institutions, they are targeting weapon storages, and they have been targeting airports, primarily military airports. aha, targeting airports, primarily military airports.— targeting airports, primarily milita airorts. �* , ., military airports. a further update on a number _ military airports. a further update on a number of _ military airports. a further update on a number of people _ military airports. a further update on a number of people who - military airports. a further update on a number of people who have. military airports. a further update - on a number of people who have died, we can see in the last few minutes, ukraine's health ministry has said 57 have died and 169 had been wounded, that is the ukrainian health minister. after these air strikes came, a land invasion followed. russian troops entered ukraine from a number of directions, including self from the —— including south and north. our correspondent in kyiv reports they could make rapid progress, and in the last hour, ukraine has said russia has captured the four nuclear power plant at chernobyl. there has also
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been reported fighting on the outskirts of the capital, and there is this video of russian helicopters firing north of kyiv firing towards the ground. our correspondent is in the ground. our correspondent is in the city and reports that it is clear that russian paratroopers have beenin clear that russian paratroopers have been in control of the air base, around 15—20 miles outside kyiv. he goes on... next i want to play you what we heard from our chief international correspondent a little earlier in the capital. in international correspondent a little earlier in the capital.— earlier in the capital. in this ear, earlier in the capital. in this year. 2022. _ earlier in the capital. in this year, 2022, the _ earlier in the capital. in this year, 2022, the most - earlier in the capital. in this . year, 2022, the most advanced earlier in the capital. in this - year, 2022, the most advanced of intelligence, the worst of warnings, the most intense of diplomacy could not make president putin link. international norms are being shattered, the architecture of all our lives, and a siren to remind you that war has come to kyiv in a european capital, in a city that is
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going right around the world. and if that feels shattering, what is happening in terms of what governs all our lives, think about the lives of tens of millions of ukrainians shattered. think of your family, a family wondering about your children's safety, you have your suitcase packed, what are you going to do? . . . suitcase packed, what are you going to do? . . , , suitcase packed, what are you going to do? . . . , ~ to do? that was in kyiv. with attacks coming _ to do? that was in kyiv. with attacks coming from - to do? that was in kyiv. with attacks coming from a - to do? that was in kyiv. with attacks coming from a range | to do? that was in kyiv. with i attacks coming from a range of different directions, this was a statement from ukraine's defence minister, who said... ukrainian military claims to have shuts down at least six russian aircraft, though the bbc cannot confirm that. the footage we are seeing is verified but the source is unknown and shows russian helicopters being shot at by ukrainian forces. you can see flares being used here. now,
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some ukrainians are saying but, some say they are willing to fight. like this man. �* . say they are willing to fight. like this man. �*, ., , ._ say they are willing to fight. like this man. 3 ., , ., ., say they are willing to fight. like this man. �*, ., , ., , this man. there's only way to serve our country. _ this man. there's only way to serve our country. our — this man. there's only way to serve our country, our children, - this man. there's only way to serve our country, our children, our- our country, our children, our mothers, and defend our country from russian occupation, and we will fight all day. russian occupation, and we will fight all day-— fight all day. the authorities in k iv have fight all day. the authorities in kyiv have now— fight all day. the authorities in kyiv have now announced - fight all day. the authorities in kyiv have now announced a - fight all day. the authorities in - kyiv have now announced a citywide curfew and, as the sirens went off there, people were advised to seek shelter stop some, like these people, took refuge in metro stations in the city. our report at their went to speak to some of them. this feels like one of the safest places in the city today, notjust because there are lots of soldiers, but because the metro is doubling up as a bomb shelter, and overnights, families have come down here, they are trying to follow the news of what has happened and they are trying to work out what they do next. this two—year—old boy is still smiling, but his mum and dad are worried. ,., , ,
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smiling, but his mum and dad are worried._ the - smiling, but his mum and dad are worried._ the war i worried. eight bombs. the war starts. - translationz starts. translation: �* , h. ., starts. translation: �* , ., , translation: i'm very scared for my bo . those translation: i'm very scared for my boy- those are _ translation: i'm very scared for my boy. those are people _ translation: i'm very scared for my boy. those are people in _ translation: i'm very scared for my boy. those are people in a _ translation: i'm very scared for my boy. those are people in a metro - boy. those are people in a metro station in kyiv. _ boy. those are people in a metro station in kyiv. let _ boy. those are people in a metro station in kyiv. let me _ boy. those are people in a metro station in kyiv. let me show- boy. those are people in a metro station in kyiv. let me show you | boy. those are people in a metro i station in kyiv. let me show you the scene on the roads out of the city. lines of traffic as people try to get out. people are preparing for what may come, but the next thing to show you is from the eastern city of mariupol, where there were early explosions this morning and lines are people trying to withdraw money. there are also long queues for fuel. again this is mariupol, and this has been seen in a range of places. this is the southern port city of edessa, where more attacks took place. ukraine says russian military vehicles entered from multiple directions, including occupied crimea and neighbouring belarus. these pictures are from just north
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of crimea, a column of destroyed and abandoned tanks can be seen. then in the east of ukraine, fierce fighting has been reported on the borders of donetsk, luhansk, these are the breakaway regions run by russian backed separatists. russian forces are said to have attacked a hospital in the donetsk region, killing four people. the bbc is there. ukrainian forces have — people. the bbc is there. ukrainian forces have been _ people. the bbc is there. ukrainian forces have been battling _ forces have been battling pro—russian, russian backed forces for the last eight years and kept that line in place. now there militias are back by the russian army. we know they have rolled into some places of the donbas and there is some heavy fighting going on along the contact line, as it is known, to the south of where i am now. we know there have been civilians killed today in one area and there is heavy fighting in at several places. people here are away from the front line, they are worried about what that means and an advance by russian troops, worried about the fighting come to their
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doorstep. about the fighting come to their doorste -. ., , ., about the fighting come to their doorste. ., ,., , about the fighting come to their doorste. ., , ., doorstep. thousands of people are already fleeing _ doorstep. thousands of people are already fleeing ukraine. _ doorstep. thousands of people are already fleeing ukraine. the - doorstep. thousands of people are already fleeing ukraine. the un i doorstep. thousands of people are i already fleeing ukraine. the un high commissionerfor already fleeing ukraine. the un high commissioner for refugees has estimated more than 100,000 people have left their homes. poland is setting up reception points for refugees. this is in a place on ukraine's border with poland. one person they're described what it felt like to leave. it is person they're described what it felt like to leave.— felt like to leave. it is not... it is war. felt like to leave. it is not... it is war- it _ felt like to leave. it is not... it is war- it is — felt like to leave. it is not... it is war. it is disgusting. - felt like to leave. it is not... it is war. it is disgusting. and i i is war. it is disgusting. and i feel like you say on the ground and you feel that the ground... you see the cracks on the ground. it feels like, so my family stays or leaves, and i feel like i don't know when i will see them. i don't know if any of them will die all my friends will die or anything like that. if there will be a bombing of civilian buildings or not. like, do they close the borders? i don't know. that is what scares me the most.
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there has been a near universal condemnation of what russia is doing, with western governments escalating sanctions against moscow. we heard from president biden in a few minutes ago. european leaders and the defence alliance nato have also been commenting. here is nato's chiefjens stoltenberg. also been commenting. here is nato's chief jens stoltenberg.— chiefjens stoltenberg. russia has attacked ukraine. _ chiefjens stoltenberg. russia has attacked ukraine. this _ chiefjens stoltenberg. russia has attacked ukraine. this is - chief jens stoltenberg. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a - chiefjens stoltenberg. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a brutall attacked ukraine. this is a brutal act of war. our thoughts are with the brave people of ukraine. sadly, what we have warned against for months has come to pass. despite all calls on russia to change course and tireless efforts to seek a diplomatic solution. peace in our continent has been shattered. we now have war in europe on a scale and are a type we thought belonged history. are a type we thought belonged histo . . . are a type we thought belonged
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histo . . , ., ., , history. that is nato. next is the euro ean history. that is nato. next is the european commission _ history. that is nato. next is the european commission president| history. that is nato. next is the - european commission president ursula von der leyen, at the same briefing. we will hold us accountable for this outrageous violation of ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. and what is at stake is notjust donbas, notjust ukraine, what is at stake is the stability of europe and the whole international border, our piece order. president putin shows to bring war back to europe. —— chose. in a detent and united response, the european union will make it as difficult as possible for the kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions. {line possible for the kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions.— possible for the kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions. one of those who sent its aggressive actions. one of those who spent an _ its aggressive actions. one of those who spent an awful— its aggressive actions. one of those who spent an awful lot _ its aggressive actions. one of those who spent an awful lot of _ its aggressive actions. one of those who spent an awful lot of time - who spent an awful lot of time trying to persuade pioneer putin —— vladimir putin against an invasion was emmanuel macron, here is his reaction. translation: �* , reaction. translation: �*, . ., translation: by choosing war, president putin _
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translation: by choosing war, president putin has _ translation: by choosing war, president putin has not - translation: by choosing war, president putin has not only - president putin has not only attacked ukraine, he has chosen to floppy sovereignty of ukraine, to carry out the most serious attacks on peace and stability in europe for decades. == on peace and stability in europe for decades. . ., ., decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato, decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato. france. _ decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato, france, and _ decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato, france, and the _ decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato, france, and the un _ decades. -- we have heard from eu, nato, france, and the un equity - nato, france, and the un equity general antonio guterres. he has reiterated his appeal to president putin to stop this military operation and take his forces back into russia. taste operation and take his forces back into russia-— into russia. we know the toll of war. into russia. we know the toll of war- with _ into russia. we know the toll of war. with debt _ into russia. we know the toll of war. with debt rising, _ into russia. we know the toll of war. with debt rising, we - into russia. we know the toll of war. with debt rising, we are i into russia. we know the toll of- war. with debt rising, we are seeing images of fear, anguish and terror in every corner of ukraine. —— with debt rising. innocent people always pay the highest price. that is why the united nations is scaling up humanitarian operations in and around ukraine. today i am announcing that we will immediately allocate 20 million us dollars from the emergency response fund to meet urgent needs. that the emergency response fund to meet urgent needs-— urgent needs. that is the united nations. next _ urgent needs. that is the united nations. next the _ urgent needs. that is the united nations. next the uk _ urgent needs. that is the united nations. next the uk prime - urgent needs. that is the united - nations. next the uk prime minister borisjohnson, who had this to say
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in a televised address to the british people.— in a televised address to the british --eole. , ., ., ., british people. this act of wanton and reckless _ british people. this act of wanton and reckless aggression - british people. this act of wanton and reckless aggression is - british people. this act of wanton and reckless aggression is an - british people. this act of wanton i and reckless aggression is an attack not just on and reckless aggression is an attack notjust on ukraine, it is an attack on democracy and freedom in eastern europe and around the world. he went on to announce _ europe and around the world. he went on to announce what _ europe and around the world. he went on to announce what he _ europe and around the world. he went on to announce what he said _ europe and around the world. he went on to announce what he said was - europe and around the world. he went on to announce what he said was the i on to announce what he said was the largest and most severe package of sanctions against russian businesses, including banks. llrlul’ith businesses, including banks. with new financial _ businesses, including banks. tn new financial measures, we are taking new powers to target russian finance in addition to the banks we have already sanctioned this week today, in concert with the united states, we are imposing a full asset freeze on vtb. broadly, these powers will enable us to totally exclude russian banks from the uk rental system, which is by far the largest in europe, stopping them from accessing sterling and clearing payments through the uk. that accessing sterling and clearing payments through the uk. that is in the house of —
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payments through the uk. that is in the house of commons _ payments through the uk. that is in the house of commons in _ payments through the uk. that is in the house of commons in london. i the house of commons in london. these pictures from brussels, where an emergency summit of eu leaders is getting under way to draw up new eu sanctions against russia will stop we are expecting them to target industry, finance, experts and oligarchs, especially those close to president putin. you may have seen at present biden press conference, he was asked if he wanted to comment on china's comments and he declined. china has offered russia what we could call nuanced support. beijing says it understands what it calls moscow's legitimate security concerns and a foreign ministry spokesperson refused to describe the invasion as an invasion. translation: invasion as an invasion. tuna/mom- invasion as an invasion. translation: ., ., , ., , , translation: you are using a typical western questioning _ translation: you are using a typical western questioning method, - translation: you are using a typical western questioning method, using i western questioning method, using the word invasion. china is closely monitoring the situation. we call on all sides to exercise restraint to prevent it getting out of control. now let's hear from japan and their
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prime minister said this... japan has announced further sanctions targeting russia and those two separatist ukrainian regions that have been recognised as independent by moscow. from japan to australia, it has announced a second phase of sanctions, again targeting russia stop here as its prime minister. senator birmingham as completed —— has completed the process of applying sanctions to an additional 25 persons, including army commanders, deputy defence minister is and russian mercenaries that have been responsible for the unprovoked aggression and individuals involved in the sale of military technology and weapons. in the sale of military technology and weapons-— in the sale of military technology and weapons. reaction there from
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australia, japan, _ and weapons. reaction there from australia, japan, china, _ and weapons. reaction there from australia, japan, china, let - and weapons. reaction there from australia, japan, china, let us - and weapons. reaction there from australia, japan, china, let us go l australia, japan, china, let us go up australia, japan, china, let us go up much closer, to ukraine at now, looking at baltic neighbours who were very quick to react. estonia, latvia and lithuania are all members of the nato defence alliance will stop this was the message from estonia's prime minister. taste stop this was the message from estonia's prime minister. we will help ukraine _ estonia's prime minister. we will help ukraine with _ estonia's prime minister. we will help ukraine with the _ estonia's prime minister. we will help ukraine with the means - estonia's prime minister. we will help ukraine with the means we | estonia's prime minister. we will - help ukraine with the means we can, political support, help ukraine with the means we can, politicalsupport, but help ukraine with the means we can, political support, but also practical support, also defence, weaponry, that we can send to ukraine. and of course, we must do everything on an eu and nato level to prevent this expanding. lithuania, again, a member of nato, borders belarus, from where some of the russian troops went into ukraine. it is now imposing a two—week state of emergency. here is the president. translation: ., ., , ., translation: today i am signing a decree imposing _ translation: today i am signing a decree imposing the _ translation: today i am signing a decree imposing the state _ translation: today i am signing a decree imposing the state of- decree imposing the state of emergency which lithuania passed by parliament will approve at an extraordinary session. after
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assessing the new circumstances, we must put legal measures in place, first of all to strengthen our external security. 50 first of all to strengthen our external security.— first of all to strengthen our external securi . ., , ., external security. so one question is whether nato _ external security. so one question is whether nato will _ external security. so one question is whether nato will have - external security. so one question is whether nato will have a - external security. so one question| is whether nato will have a military response. its secretary general has reiterated that the group has no plans to send troops into ukraine, which as you can see is not a member of the nato alliance. but many of its neighbours, except belarus and russia, are, and the nato chiefs set out how the group plans to go about protecting it. taste out how the group plans to go about protecting it— protecting it. we are increasing our -resence protecting it. we are increasing our presence in — protecting it. we are increasing our presence in the _ protecting it. we are increasing our presence in the eastern _ protecting it. we are increasing our presence in the eastern part - protecting it. we are increasing our presence in the eastern part of- protecting it. we are increasing our presence in the eastern part of the | presence in the eastern part of the alliance and today we activated nato's defence plans, that gives our military commanders more authority to move forces and to deploy forces when needed. and of course this can also be elements of the nato defence force. so we are ready, we are adjusting our posture, but what we do is defensive, is measured, and we
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do is defensive, is measured, and we do not seek consultation, we want to prevent the conflict and any attack against a nato ally. —— we do not seek confrontation. we will continue our coverage in a couple of minutes' time. it has been a cold day with some sleet in the south of the country during the afternoon but we can look forward to a much calmer day with more wins and sunshine on friday. the money will be on the nippy side. you can see where the waiters, that is where it has been snowing. a few wintry showers further south as well. still blustery through this evening, gust of wind in excess of 30 to 40 evening, gust of wind in excess of 30 to a0 mph, but winds will start to ease as we go through the course of the night. this is because of high pressure building in from the south—west, and when high pressure
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builds, things settle down, showers become less frequent, clear skies and temperatures dropping. widespread frosts to come across more northern part of the uk, in the south that little bit less cold. here is the high pressure on friday building in from the south—west. notice there is a weather front, no pressure to the north. that will come close to us and brush the far north—west of the british isles. generally speaking a dry and fine day on friday, but maybe one or two showers around, but quickly fade and then england and wales, sunshine all round, very decent weather in eastern scotland. decent enough in belfast, but you can see here in the western isles and hebrides, pretty cloudy and wet at times. temperatures not desperately low, but around 9—11 . temperatures not desperately low, but around 9—11. high temperatures not desperately low, but around 9—11 . high pressure is dominating whether across europe, but driving weather in the uk, but we are on the edge of the high pressure, meaning the weather fronts
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and low pressure goes around that area of high pressure, and here always more breezy, more cloud, where the south and east, the better the weather will be. overall, saturday is looking dry and bright at the very least most of us, with temperatures of around 12 degrees in the south, 10 degrees in aberdeen. on sunday, it looks like we are in for another fine on sunday, it looks like we are in for anotherfine day on sunday, it looks like we are in for another fine day across most parts of the country, but come monday, it will cloud over, one of these weather fronts will come in and bring some outbreaks of rain. you can see the rain here on monday and some of those towns and cities. goodbye.
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i'm ros atkins, welcome back to outside source. western leaders unite to condemn russia's ukrainian invasion. . unite to condemn russia's ukrainian invasion. , ., , ,., invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows _ invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows this _ invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows this war, _ invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows this war, and - invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows this war, and now - invasion. putinism the aggressor. putin shows this war, and now he| invasion. putinism the aggressor. - putin shows this war, and now he and his country will bear the consequences of. ads, his country will bear the consequences of. a barrage of missiles on multiple _ consequences of. a barrage of missiles on multiple targets. l consequences of. a barrage of- missiles on multiple targets. then, with russian attack helicopters and jets, they honed in on ukrainian army positions. vladimir putin had this morning. translation: whoever tries to interfere with us
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or threaten our country should know that russia's response will be immediate and lead to such consequences that have never been experienced. consequences that have never been experienced-_ experienced. we've seen you long rueues experienced. we've seen you long aueues in experienced. we've seen you long queues in banks _ experienced. we've seen you long queues in banks as _ experienced. we've seen you long queues in banks as people - experienced. we've seen you long queues in banks as people try - experienced. we've seen you long i queues in banks as people try to get out of the capital. the g7 group of rich countries has agreed on what it calls a devastating package of sanctions targeting russian individuals and businesses. that sanctions targeting russian individuals and businesses. at the g7 meeting _ individuals and businesses. at the g7 meeting this _ individuals and businesses. at the g7 meeting this afternoon, - individuals and businesses. at the g7 meeting this afternoon, we - individuals and businesses. at the g7 meeting this afternoon, we agreed to maximise _ g7 meeting this afternoon, we agreed to maximise the — g7 meeting this afternoon, we agreed to maximise the economic— g7 meeting this afternoon, we agreed to maximise the economic price - to maximise the economic price that putin— to maximise the economic price that putin will— to maximise the economic price that putin will pay— to maximise the economic price that putin will pay for— to maximise the economic price that putin will pay for his _ to maximise the economic price that putin will pay for his aggression. - putin will pay for his aggression. and this — putin will pay for his aggression. and this must _ putin will pay for his aggression. and this must include _ putin will pay for his aggression. and this must include ending - and this must include ending europe's_ and this must include ending europe's collective _ and this must include ending i europe's collective dependence and this must include ending - europe's collective dependence on russia's_ europe's collective dependence on russia's oil— europe's collective dependence on russia's oil and _ europe's collective dependence on russia's oil and gas. _ europe's collective dependence on russia's oil and gas. in— europe's collective dependence on russia's oil and gas.— russia's oil and gas. in brussels, leaders are _ russia's oil and gas. in brussels, leaders are holding _ russia's oil and gas. in brussels, leaders are holding a _ russia's oil and gas. in brussels, leaders are holding a summit - russia's oil and gas. in brussels, leaders are holding a summit tol russia's oil and gas. in brussels, - leaders are holding a summit to draw up leaders are holding a summit to draw up the new european sanctions against russia. let's reiterate what we heard from
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the ukrainian health minister a few minutes ago, saying 57 people have been killed and 169 have been wounded since what shall began its invasion —— since russia. it has been categorised as a full—scale invasion, and this began this morning after president putin gave the orderfor it morning after president putin gave the order for it to begin. morning after president putin gave the orderfor it to begin. at morning after president putin gave the order for it to begin. at around six a:m., russian time, president putin announced a military option aimed at what he called the demilitarisation and the denazification of ukraine. that is a man responsible for russian intelligence. we saw missile strikes reported on a number of ukrainian military targets in the early hours, explosions could be heard in several cities and in the capital kyiv. blasts have been reported elsewhere as well. then the land invasion got under way. tanks and troops advanced to the ukrainian east, from the
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annexe peninsula of crimea and from the north from neighbouring belarus. orla guerin has the latest from the front line. the dawn of a frightening new era in europe. he of, a city of 3 million awoke to sirens under russian invasion —— kyiv. soon, a panicked exit is from the ukrainian capital as the eu spoke of one of the darkest hours since world war ii —— exodus. darken skies as russian attack helicopters targeted a military airport outside kyiv. ukraine says several were shot down. the invasion was by air, sea and land. president putin making the extraordinary claim that it was to
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rid this democratic country of nazis. translation mike == nazis. translation mike -- translation: _ translation: i have decided to conduct a special military opportunity. but it's i have decided to conduct a special military opportunity. but its aim is to protect people who have been subjected to torture for eight years. to do this, we will be aiming at demilitarisation and denazification of ukraine. this was russia's protection _ denazification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in _ denazification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in cities - denazification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in cities across| russia's protection in cities across the country. unverified images from ukraine's northern and southern borders appeared to show moscow's forces streaming in. ukraine's beleaguered president appeared for blood donations and said this was an all—out attack. translation: what do we hear today? it's notjust
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rocket _ what do we hear today? it's notjust rocket explosions, calm back in aircraft. — rocket explosions, calm back in aircraft, this is the sound of a new iron aircraft, this is the sound of a new iron curtain— aircraft, this is the sound of a new iron curtain lowering and closing russia _ iron curtain lowering and closing russia away from the civilised world — russia away from the civilised world. our russia away from the civilised world. 0urtask russia away from the civilised world. our task is to make this world. 0ur task is to make this curtain— world. 0ur task is to make this curtain not— world. our task is to make this curtain not on our territory in the homes of— curtain not on our territory in the homes of russians.— homes of russians. from early mornin: homes of russians. from early morning in _ homes of russians. from early morning in eastern _ homes of russians. from early morning in eastern ukraine, i homes of russians. from early| morning in eastern ukraine, we homes of russians. from early - morning in eastern ukraine, we found queues at atms. now there is war, people want cash in their pockets and fear it may one run short. translation: -- natalia is trying to comprehend what has befallen _ -- natalia is trying to comprehend what has befallen ukraine - -- natalia is trying to comprehend what has befallen ukraine and - -- natalia is trying to comprehend i what has befallen ukraine and how -- natalia is trying to comprehend i what has befallen ukraine and how to work out how to help your —— protect her two—year—old. translation: i'm shocked. we're totally shocked. we are afraid for our children. for ourfamilies. pare we are afraid for our children. for our families.— we are afraid for our children. for our families. are you thinking about t in: to our families. are you thinking about trying to move? _ our families. are you thinking about trying to move? l— our families. are you thinking about trying to move? i don't _ our families. are you thinking about trying to move? i don't know. i i our families. are you thinking about trying to move? i don't know. ijust| trying to move? i don't know. i 'ust
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don't trying to move? i don't know. i 'ust don-t know. — trying to move? i don't know. i 'ust don't know. where i trying to move? i don't know. i 'ust don't know. where can i i trying to move? i don't know. i 'ust don't know. where can i go? i trying to move? i don't know. ijust don't know. where can i go? we i trying to move? i don't know. ijust i don't know. where can i go? we don't know where to go. who will have us? nobody, nowhere is waiting for us. more queues at the petrol stations. many want to be ready for whatever may come. like andre, who felt the explosions overnight. translation: i explosions overnight. translation: i heard it clearly, the earth was really — heard it clearly, the earth was really shaking. so, we got up and now. _ really shaking. so, we got up and now. we — really shaking. so, we got up and now. we are _ really shaking. so, we got up and now, we are waiting for fuel. so we can be _ now, we are waiting for fuel. so we can be mobile in case communications are cut _ can be mobile in case communications are cut we _ can be mobile in case communications are cut. we have to prepare. what else can _ are cut. we have to prepare. what else can we — are cut. we have to prepare. what else can we do? find are cut. we have to prepare. what else can we do?— are cut. we have to prepare. what else can we do? and where to run to? as russia does _ else can we do? and where to run to? as russia does this, _ else can we do? and where to run to? as russia does this, a _ as russia does this, a missile strike on an airport in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of
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another strike on a block of flats in kharkiv, ukraine's settled city. innocent civilians not safe in their own homes. missile fragments now on display in the playground. in the battle for ukraine, russia is controlling the skies. here, ukrainian forces try to bring down helicopters. but they are outgunned. they've been suffering losses. we don't know how many. this nation is now under sustained attack. a day has changed everything and notjust for ukraine.
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sanctions against russia have been swift. some were introduced before the invasion. we can spend the next few minutes looking at how the russians are being targeted, including those oligarchs with ties to president putin. russia has an invaded ukraine. troops, missiles have struck the capital and airports are under attack. this is days after putin recognised the independence of breakaway regions in ukraine, and this week in recent years, sanctions are central to how the west response to putin. here's one example. taste are central to how the west response to putin. here's one example. we are sanctioning — to putin. here's one example. we are sanctioning three very _ to putin. here's one example. we are sanctioning three very high _ to putin. here's one example. we are sanctioning three very high network i sanctioning three very high network individuals, boris rottenberg and igor rottenberg.— individuals, boris rottenberg and igor rottenberg. johnson calls them putin's cronies. _ igor rottenberg. johnson calls them putin's cronies. they _ igor rottenberg. johnson calls them putin's cronies. they are _ igor rottenberg. johnson calls them putin's cronies. they are all- igor rottenberg. johnson calls them putin's cronies. they are all very i putin's cronies. they are all very rich. browderargues putin's cronies. they are all very rich. browder argues that to target them makes sense.—
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rich. browder argues that to target them makes sense. everybody knows russia properly _ these oligarchs amassed huge wealth in the 905. state assets were given to new companies, and in exchange forfunding politicians, these men got shares. they also... in some cases, their wealth connected directly to putin. the times reports... these connections remain. here's boris rotenberg, a childhood friend in putin and co—owned a construction
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company. the third person named by borisjohnson, boris rotenberg's nephew igor. this is what these new sanctions mean in practice. than? this is what these new sanctions mean in practice.— this is what these new sanctions mean in practice. any assets they hold in the _ mean in practice. any assets they hold in the uk will— mean in practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be _ mean in practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be frozen. i mean in practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be frozen. the | hold in the uk will be frozen. the individuals will be banned from travelling here, and we will prohibit all individuals and entities from having any dealings with them. . entities from having any dealings with them. , ., entities from having any dealings with them. , . ., , , with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are also _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are also being - other oligarchs are also being targeted as well as major russian companies. here's borisjohnson companies. here's boris johnson again. companies. here's boris johnson aaain. . companies. here's boris johnson aaain. , , , again. these powers will enable us totall to again. these powers will enable us totally to exclude _ again. these powers will enable us totally to exclude russian - again. these powers will enable us totally to exclude russian banks i totally to exclude russian banks from the uk financial system, which is by far the largest in europe, stopping them from accessing and clearing payments to the uk. bill
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bauder argues that to be affected, sanctions need to be even more complications. london is definitely part of the story. the labour government in 2008 introduced what became known as a old visa. this offer residency in return for large investments, and over 2005000 wealthy russians took up over 2005000 wealthy russians took up the chance. over 2005000 wealthy russians took up the chance-— up the chance. en'oy the luxury, if ou like, up the chance. en'oy the luxury, if you like, that — up the chance. en'oy the luxury, if you like, that the i up the chance. enjoy the luxury, if you like, that the united - up the chance. enjoy the luxury, if you like, that the united kingdom| you like, that the united kingdom and rest _ you like, that the united kingdom and rest western _ you like, that the united kingdom and rest western countries - you like, that the united kingdom and rest western countries offer. | and rest western countries offer. russian _ and rest western countries offer. russian money— and rest western countries offer. russian money in _ and rest western countries offer. russian money in london - and rest western countries offer. i russian money in london remains. there is £1.5 billion worth of property and other assets, which is linked to kremlin regime or to prominent russians who have involvement in corruption cases. the
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0 - osition involvement in corruption cases. the opposition labour party says not enough has been done. taste opposition labour party says not enough has been done. we have failed it to stop the — enough has been done. we have failed it to stop the flow _ enough has been done. we have failed it to stop the flow of illicit _ it to stop the flow of illicit russian _ it to stop the flow of illicit russian finance into britain. a cottage — russian finance into britain. a cottage industry does the bidding of those _ cottage industry does the bidding of those links to putin. boris cottage industry does the bidding of those links to putin.— those links to putin. boris johnson has led the — those links to putin. boris johnson has led the conservatives - those links to putin. boris johnson has led the conservatives since i has led the conservatives since 2019. they've been in flowerfor 12 years —— in power although i don't any government could be doing more to any government could be doing more t. ., any government could be doing more ta ., ., six years after the conservative first promised it, the prime minister wants to introduce a new resident of ownership. taste minister wants to introduce a new resident of ownership.— minister wants to introduce a new resident of ownership. we are making sure we open — resident of ownership. we are making sure we open pp _ resident of ownership. we are making sure we open up the _ resident of ownership. we are making sure we open up the russian - resident of ownership. we are making sure we open up the russian doll- resident of ownership. we are making sure we open up the russian doll of. sure we open up the russian doll of property ownership, of company ownership in london and see who's behind everything. this ownership in london and see who's behind everything.— behind everything. this is the tarauetin behind everything. this is the targeting of— behind everything. this is the targeting of individuals. i behind everything. this is the l targeting of individuals. russia behind everything. this is the i targeting of individuals. russia is a country has also been targeted. backin a country has also been targeted. back in 201a, russia annexed crimea.
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it supported separatist and eastern ukraine, and sanctions followed. russia has taken measures to lessen the impact. nonetheless, after this we can pile —— of this invasion, but the west has taken he might as well. the sanctions are designed to take a heavy— the sanctions are designed to take a heavy toll— the sanctions are designed to take a heavy toll on the kremlin's interests and their ability to finance _ interests and their ability to finance war.— finance war. the sanction involved... _ the question is, can any of this influence putin's intentions? history suggest it will be difficult. . , , ., , history suggest it will be difficult. . ,, ., , ., history suggest it will be difficult. ., , ., ., history suggest it will be difficult. . ,, ., , ., ., , difficult. he appears not to be afraid of sanctions. _ difficult. he appears not to be afraid of sanctions. sanctions| difficult. he appears not to be i afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've _ afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've applied _ afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've applied in _ afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've applied in the _ afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've applied in the past - afraid of sanctions. sanctions that we've applied in the past have i we've applied in the past have always— we've applied in the past have always flipped _ we've applied in the past have always flipped over— we've applied in the past have always flipped over time. i we've applied in the past have i always flipped over time. people were _ always flipped over time. people were sanctioned _ always flipped over time. people were sanctioned and _ always flipped over time. people were sanctioned and then- always flipped over time. people were sanctioned and then they . always flipped over time. people i were sanctioned and then they got fake passports, _ were sanctioned and then they got fake passports, and _ were sanctioned and then they got fake passports, and they- were sanctioned and then they got
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fake passports, and they got - were sanctioned and then they got i fake passports, and they got around it. ~ , , . . ., it. the west will be aware that sanctions _ it. the west will be aware that sanctions are _ it. the west will be aware that sanctions are not _ it. the west will be aware that sanctions are not prevented i it. the west will be aware that l sanctions are not prevented the european union describes in these the herbs. , . . ., the herbs. these are among the darkest hours _ the herbs. these are among the darkest hours for _ the herbs. these are among the darkest hours for europe - the herbs. these are among the darkest hours for europe since l the herbs. these are among the i darkest hours for europe since the end of world war ii. —— these words. a major nuclear power has attacked a neighbouring country. figs a major nuclear power has attacked a neighbouring country.— neighbouring country. as we listen to that, think— neighbouring country. as we listen to that, think back _ neighbouring country. as we listen to that, think back to _ neighbouring country. as we listen to that, think back to what - to that, think back to what president biden said on tuesday. we have no intention of fighting russia _ have no intention of fighting russia. ~ ., , ., . russia. without fighting you are left with sanctions, _ russia. without fighting you are left with sanctions, but - russia. without fighting you are left with sanctions, but putin's i left with sanctions, but putin's authority rests on the corruption of power 30 years in making. it's not certain that sanctions alone can his course. let's look at the financial fallout. markets around the world have slumped, seeing the heaviest losses. this was the new york stock exchange
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a few hours ago. the key dowjones was around two and if —— two and half percent. 0il was around two and if —— two and half percent. oil prices have surged past $100 a barrel. this was brent crude a short while ago. there is concern that disruption could push prices it still further. here's the assessment of one analyst. here's the assessment of one anal st. ~ . . . , , analyst. we have an incredibly tight market, analyst. we have an incredibly tight market. and — analyst. we have an incredibly tight market, and the _ analyst. we have an incredibly tight market, and the question _ analyst. we have an incredibly tight market, and the question is - analyst. we have an incredibly tight market, and the question is where l market, and the question is where the next barrel comes from. and now looks more difficult as there will be sanctions against russia. how will 0pec deal with breast so now we have a full—blown war. == will opec deal with breast so now we have a full-blown war.— have a full-blown war. -- with russia.
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the rouble plummeted to a record low against the dollar. let's bring in the bbc�*s business correspondent michelle fleury. i guess we should also say we need to wait a little because we've seen shifts before, which becomes a smaller over time. look, i think we see that today. the dowjones industrial average was down 800 points, about 2%. now it's pretty much clawed back a lot, down 300 points, and the snp 500. it was down two and a half percent. some of this is in part to do with the sanctions that are being imposed, the fact that you're seeing the us and its allies taking a ratcheting up and its allies taking a ratcheting up approach towards sanctions. i guess investors are assuming he
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means it will have perhaps less of a severe impact on the global economy. that is partly what you're seeing, that realityjoe biden acknowledging in his press conference, the fact that it will cause a lot of pain to some european countries. as well as the intended target. that is why they're holding back on some of the most severe sanction options at the moment. i5 most severe sanction options at the moment. , . ,.,,, , , most severe sanction options at the moment. , ., , , , ., moment. is there a possibility that b t in: moment. is there a possibility that by trying to — moment. is there a possibility that by trying to her— moment. is there a possibility that by trying to her russia, _ moment. is there a possibility that by trying to her russia, american i by trying to her russia, american businesses could get caught up —— hurt russia? if businesses could get caught up -- hurt russia?— businesses could get caught up -- hurt russia? i. ., , , ,, hurt russia? if you do business with russia right — hurt russia? if you do business with russia right now, _ hurt russia? if you do business with russia right now, you're _ hurt russia? if you do business with russia right now, you're busy - hurt russia? if you do business with russia right now, you're busy going| russia right now, you're busy going through all of your operations trying to assess how exposed are you. we know that there is a stop at the moment on transfer of technology. experts of high technology. experts of high technology to make sure that none of this lands in the hands of russian defence companies. that is going to
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affect semiconductor companies, and it could also benefit some american companies, i think that's why you see that reversal if you look at the nasdaq, which... sensing some opportunities as well as a the downside. that also shows why you're seeing in europe the markets they are affected far more negatively than in the us because it is going to be european countries and companies that they are the spill—over effect of these attempts to target russia. spill-over effect of these attempts to target russia.— to target russia. michelle, thank ou. to target russia. michelle, thank yom vladimir— to target russia. michelle, thank you. vladimir putin _ to target russia. michelle, thank you. vladimir putin ordered - to target russia. michelle, thank you. vladimir putin ordered thisl you. vladimir putin ordered this invasion on thursday. the onslaught began just before dawn with a barrage of russian missiles on multiple targets across ukraine. this moment have been building for several months, concerns have been repeatedly raised. this is the
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secretary—general in november. in recent weeks, we have seen large and unusual_ recent weeks, we have seen large and unusual consultations of russian forces _ unusual consultations of russian forces to— unusual consultations of russian forces to ukraine's borders. then this is the — forces to ukraine's borders. then this is the us _ forces to ukraine's borders. then this is the us secretary _ forces to ukraine's borders. then this is the us secretary of - forces to ukraine's borders. then this is the us secretary of state in december. irate this is the us secretary of state in december. ~ ., this is the us secretary of state in december. ~ . , , . _ december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that — december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia _ december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia has _ december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia has made - december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia has made plans i evidence that russia has made plans for significant aggressive _ evidence that russia has made plans for significant aggressive moves. - for significant aggressive moves. the plans— for significant aggressive moves. the plans include _ for significant aggressive moves. the plans include efforts- the plans include efforts to destabilise _ the plans include efforts to destabilise ukraine - the plans include efforts to destabilise ukraine from i the plans include efforts to i destabilise ukraine from within, well as large—scale military operations _ well as large—scale military operations. mt— well as large-scale military operations.— well as large-scale military oerations. �* a, , . ., operations. at the time, moscow called these _ operations. at the time, moscow called these alarmists, _ operations. at the time, moscow called these alarmists, and i called these alarmists, and president putin raise questions about security, but did not mention about security, but did not mention about invading the country. russian foreign minister sergey lavrov said we did not want to war, and russia has maintained that stance throughout, even when asked about a potential invasion. irate throughout, even when asked about a potential invasion.— potential invasion. we are not going to invade any _ potential invasion. we are not going to invade any country. _ potential invasion. we are not going to invade any country. that's - potential invasion. we are not going to invade any country. that's your i to invade any country. that's your
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word? take _ to invade any country. that's your word? take my — to invade any country. that's your word? take my word, _ to invade any country. that's your word? take my word, we - to invade any country. that's your word? take my word, we don't i to invade any country. that's your i word? take my word, we don't have an intention. word? take my word, we don't have an intention- of — word? take my word, we don't have an intention. of course, _ word? take my word, we don't have an intention. of course, the _ word? take my word, we don't have an intention. of course, the important i intention. of course, the important thing is not to provoke russia into changing his mind. that thing is not to provoke russia into changing his mind.— changing his mind. that question was ut to changing his mind. that question was put to russia's _ changing his mind. that question was put to russia's ambassador _ changing his mind. that question was put to russia's ambassador to - changing his mind. that question was put to russia's ambassador to the i changing his mind. that question was put to russia's ambassador to the usj put to russia's ambassador to the us on sunday. put to russia's ambassador to the us on sunda . , ., ., ., on sunday. there is no invasion, there is no _ on sunday. there is no invasion, there is no such _ on sunday. there is no invasion, there is no such plans. - on sunday. there is no invasion, i there is no such plans. throughout, there is no such plans. throughout, the ministry — there is no such plans. throughout, the ministry of _ there is no such plans. throughout, the ministry of foreign _ there is no such plans. throughout, the ministry of foreign affairs i the ministry of foreign affairs called claims of a war hysteria. the story today is very different. translation: i have decided to conduct a special miiiiary— i have decided to conduct a special military operation. _ i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its _ i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its goal- i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its goal is - i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its goal is to i military operation. its goal is to protect— military operation. its goal is to protect people _ military operation. its goal is to protect people who _ military operation. its goal is to protect people who have - military operation. its goal is to protect people who have been i protect people who have been subjected _ protect people who have been subjected to _ protect people who have been subjected to bullying - protect people who have been subjected to bullying and i protect people who have been i subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, _ subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, we — subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, we will—
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subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, we will strive _ subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, we will strive for- subjected to bullying and genocide. for this, we will strive for the - for this, we will strive for the demilitarisation— for this, we will strive for the demilitarisation susan - for this, we will strive for the demilitarisation susan of- for this, we will strive for the i demilitarisation susan of ukraine. is demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isiust _ demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isiust not — demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isiust not -- _ demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isjust not —— there's— demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isjust not —— there's a _ demilitarisation susan of ukraine. isjust not —— there's a huge - demilitarisation susan of ukraine. i isjust not —— there's a huge amount is just not —— there's a huge amount of disinformation being put on line, much of it promoted by russia supporting accounts. state media has done a lot of the groundwork for this, is the news website actio says... that if it started last week with media beginning to falsely clean it was ukraine that was planning to and bay —— falsely claim. that's not what was happening on the ground. ukraine has never opened fire, and there is no order to liberate their territories by force. this information isn't new. , , . ., information isn't new. russia media outlets have — information isn't new. russia media outlets have a _ information isn't new. russia media outlets have a tradition _ information isn't new. russia media outlets have a tradition of _ outlets have a tradition of producing content like this, trying
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to portray ukraine and ukrainian army in the negative way. it's been happening since 2014, when the military broke out in eastern ukraine. �* �* ., , military broke out in eastern ukraine. “ . ,~ ukraine. bbc reality check says russia is waging _ ukraine. bbc reality check says russia is waging an _ ukraine. bbc reality check says i russia is waging an information war that russian media has a history of... research from news guard says president clinton repeated... —— president clinton repeated... —— president putin. he said his goal is... since russia invaded, ourteam has been looking at manipulated and
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fake videos posted online. this image claimed to show russian troops hosting a flag on a public building in kharkiv. this is manipulated, it's a video of beirut in 2020. it claims to show a russian air strike in ukraine, but it doesn't. a bbc disinformation reporter is with us. help us understand the techniques you use to sift through what's true and what's not. fit you use to sift through what's true and what's not.— and what's not. of course, a lot of this footage _ and what's not. of course, a lot of this footage is _ and what's not. of course, a lot of this footage is genuine, _ and what's not. of course, a lot of this footage is genuine, but i and what's not. of course, a lot of this footage is genuine, but some | this footage is genuine, but some clips are racking up thousands of views and they are not related to ukraine. there was one from beirut. when you look at footage in a highly emotive context, it's always good to be extra cautious with it. the
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things that we're doing is we do image in a circuit is, so the example you mentioned from kharkiv —— image searches. in 2014, even though it was being shared now, reliable sources like the bbc who are doing the work on twitter. i suppose if you're unsure about anything, don't share it. the main things that we are doing our geo— locating and seeing lots of things that are genuine, but also things that are genuine, but also things that aren't. i5 that are genuine, but also things that aren't-— that are genuine, but also things thataren't. , . , . , ., that aren't. is that your perception that aren't. is that your perception that these are _ that aren't. is that your perception that these are generated - that aren't. is that your perception that these are generated by i that these are generated by individuals or a more conscious effort to push this kind of information out?- effort to push this kind of information out? ~ ,, . information out? well, i think at least some _ information out? well, i think at least some of— information out? well, i think at least some of them _ information out? well, i think at least some of them have - information out? well, i think at least some of them have been i information out? well, i think at i least some of them have been shared with malicious intent to misrepresent what's happening in ukraine. but lots of clips that we've seen today especially seem to
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be posted by people who... one example we saw is a clip which was uploaded to tiktok about a month ago, apparently showing a lightning strike hitting mary a pole. some people have mistakenly shared that today, representing it as something that has happened in ukraine —— mariupol. i think it's difficult to say whether russian disinformation or people who are just not checking the content. a lot of what we've seen today has been people who have been sharing it and perhaps not checking it first. prior to that, we saw more coordinated attempts with false flags and various allegedly staged attempts.— false flags and various allegedly staged attempts. false flags and various allegedly stared attem ts. ., ~ ,, , . staged attempts. thank you very much indeed. of course, _ staged attempts. thank you very much indeed. of course, we _ staged attempts. thank you very much indeed. of course, we will— staged attempts. thank you very much indeed. of course, we will continue i indeed. of course, we will continue on outside source in the next hour to bring you all of the very latest
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on the russian invasion of ukraine. plus the world's response to what vladimir putin is doing. it's been a cold day with frequent wintry showers, even some sleet in the south of the country. we can look forward to a much calmer day with lighter winds and more sunshine on friday, although the morning will be nippy. here's our radar, and this is the extent of the wintry showers across scotland. still very blustery, us in excess of 30—40 mph, but winds will start to ease —— gusts. high pressure is building in from the southwest, where high
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pressure builds, things settled down. showers become less frequent and we have clearing skies, temperatures drop as well. widespread frost to come across more northern parts of the uk in the south, just that little bit less cold. 4 or 5 degrees. here's that high pressure building in, notice there is a weather and low pressure to the north, that will come close to the north, that will come close to us and brush the very far northwest of the british isles. generally, it is a fine day. might be one or two showers around in the morning, but they should fade. for england and wales, it's sunshine all around, very decent in eastern scotland, decent enough and belfast. in the western isles, pretty cloudy and wet at times. temperatures not desperately low, around 9—11 celsius. high pressure is dominating the weather across many western and central parts of europe. it's driving our weather in the uk, but it's on the edge of that pressure where it goes around that area, and
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here, always more breezy and a bit further east and south, the better the weather will be. overall, saturday's dry and bright at the very least for most of us. temperatures around 12 degrees in the south, 10 degrees in aberdeen. on sunday, looks like we are in for anotherfine day on sunday, looks like we are in for another fine day across most part, but come monday, i think it will cloud over. one of these fronts will come in and bring some outbreaks of rain. you can see the rain here on monday and some of the towns and cities. bye—bye.
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hello. this is outside source. western leaders are uniting to condemn russia's invasion with ukraine. ., . , . ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows — ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this _ ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this war. _ ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this war. and _ ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this war. and now i ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this war. and now he i ukraine. pollutant is the aggressor. l putin shows this war. and now he and his country will bear the consequences.- his country will bear the consequences. his country will bear the conseuuences. ,, . ., , . consequences. the russian onslaught be . an 'ust consequences. the russian onslaught began just before _ consequences. the russian onslaught began just before dawn _ consequences. the russian onslaught began just before dawn with - consequences. the russian onslaught began just before dawn with an i began just before dawn with an offensive by land, sea, air and then a barrage of missiles on multiple targets. then with the russian attack helicopters and fighterjets honing in on the ukrainian army, vladimir putin had this morning. translation:— translation: whoever tries to interfere with _ translation: whoever tries to
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interfere with us _ translation: whoever tries to interfere with us or _ translation: whoever tries to interfere with us or threaten i translation: whoever tries to j interfere with us or threaten our country should know that russia's response will be immediate and lead to such consequences that have never been experienced in history. irate to such consequences that have never been experienced in history.— been experienced in history. we see lona been experienced in history. we see long queues — been experienced in history. we see long queues and _ been experienced in history. we see long queues and kyiv _ been experienced in history. we see long queues and kyiv outside - been experienced in history. we seej long queues and kyiv outside banks, trafficjams as long queues and kyiv outside banks, traffic jams as well as long queues and kyiv outside banks, trafficjams as well as some people try to get out of the cd. —— city. the g7 has agreed on what it's calling a devastating package of sanctions targeting russian individuals and businesses. the g7 meetin: individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this _ individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this afternoon, _ individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this afternoon, we - individuals and businesses. the g7j meeting this afternoon, we agreed individuals and businesses. the g7 i meeting this afternoon, we agreed to work in unity to maximise the economic price that putin will pay for his aggression. this must include and be as collective dependence on russian oil and gas. we will bring you the latest from brussels where eu leaders are holding an emergency summit to drop their response to what's happened. while russian forces have launched a
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major assault on ukraine, firing missiles on cities and military targets, president biden in the last hour or so hasjoined other targets, president biden in the last hour or so has joined other world leaders in condemning the attack. this is some of what he said. pollutant is the aggressor. putin shows this war. now he and his country will bear the consequences. today, i'm authorising strong sanctions and new limitations on what can be exported to russia. this is going to impose some severe cost on the russian economy both immediately and over time. we have purposely designed to be sanctions to maximise the long—term impact on russia and to minimise the impact on the united states and our allies. in the past hour, ukraine has said it seeking an urgent human rights council session at the united nations. ukraine has makeup ministries announced that 57 people up ministries announced that 57 people up until today and 169 had been wounded. this is the ukrainian president. translation: putin
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started a war — president. translation: putin started a war against _ president. translation: int “i started a war against ukraine, against the whole democratic world. he wants to destroy my country. he wants to destroy our country, everything we have felt, everything we live for. ~ . ., . we live for. well, announcing the invasion, vladimir _ we live for. well, announcing the invasion, vladimir putin - we live for. well, announcing the invasion, vladimir putin went i we live for. well, announcing the invasion, vladimir putin went on | invasion, vladimir putin went on russian tv and said this. translation:— russian tv and said this. translation: ., , ., translation: the whoever tries to interfere with _ translation: the whoever tries to interfere with us _ translation: the whoever tries to interfere with us or _ translation: the whoever tries to interfere with us or threaten - translation: the whoever tries to interfere with us or threaten our i interfere with us or threaten our country should know that russia's response will be immediate and lead to such consequences that have never been experienced in history. this be . an this been experienced in history. this began this morning after president putin ordered the attack. this map shows the reported missile strikes and explosions. they happened near aid to major cities, including the capital, kyiv. russia says it's destroyed more than 70 military targets including 11 airfields, for example, this is a missile striking the international airport in western ukraine. these pictures have not
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been felled by the bbc, but we have verified them. this is at a military airport in the northeast city in the early hours of the morning. this is close to kyiv, seen here and air assault operation. ukraine says russian helicopters have been dropping paratroopers to the ground and this footage with the bbc has verified although the source is unknown shows a russian military helicopter at that same airport. it's apparently been shot down. here is what the russians are looking to hear. , ., is what the russians are looking to hear. , . . . , hear. they are targeting mainly military institutions, _ hear. they are targeting mainly military institutions, they i hear. they are targeting mainly military institutions, they are i military institutions, they are targeting weapons storage is and they have been targeting the airports. they have been targeting primarily military airports. shifter primarily military airports. after the air strikes _ primarily military airports. after the air strikes came, _ primarily military airports. after the air strikes came, the - primarily military airports. after the air strikes came, the land invasion followed. russian troops entered ukraine from a number of directions from belarus to the north
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from the south from the nx crimea peninsula. our correspondent reports that those troops were making rapid progress. in the last hour or so, ukraine says russia has captured the former nuclear power plant at chernobyl and we also know there is fighting on the outskirts of the capital. it's happening here. the engine off which is around 30 km outside key avenue, bbc correspondence a russian paratroopers have been in control of the airbase since landing there this morning. we havejust heard from ukrainian officials that fighting is still going on around the airbase this video appears to show russian military helicopters flying north of the city and firing on the ground. i also wanted to show you this from a little bit earlier when our chief international correspondent was on air ntf. —— on air and kyiv. international correspondent was on air ntf. —— on airand kyiv. in international correspondent was on air ntf. -- on air and kyiv.- air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this ear, air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this year. the — air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this year. the worst — air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this year, the worst of— air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this year, the worst of warnings, i air ntf. -- on air and kyiv. in this year, the worst of warnings, the l year, the worst of warnings, the most intense diplomacy couldn't make president putin blank. international norms are being shattered. the
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architecture of all our lives and the siren to remind you that ware has come. ,, the siren to remind you that ware has come-— the siren to remind you that ware has come._ it's i the siren to remind you that ware has come._ it's here the siren to remind you that ware i has come._ it's here and has come. siren wails. it's here and k iv, has come. siren wails. it's here and kyiv. european _ has come. siren wails. it's here and kyiv, european capital— has come. siren wails. it's here and kyiv, european capital that _ has come. siren wails. it's here and kyiv, european capital that is - has come. siren wails. it's here and kyiv, european capital that is going i kyiv, european capital that is going right round the world. and if that is chattering in terms of what's happening in what governs all our lives, think about the lives of tens of millions of ukrainians.- of millions of ukrainians. siren wails shattered, _ of millions of ukrainians. siren wails shattered, think - of millions of ukrainians. siren wails shattered, think if i of millions of ukrainians. siren wails shattered, think if you i of millions of ukrainians. siren. wails shattered, think if you are of millions of ukrainians. siren i wails shattered, think if you are a famil , wails shattered, think if you are a family, wondering _ wails shattered, think if you are a family, wondering about _ wails shattered, think if you are a family, wondering about your- family, wondering about your children's safety, you've got your suitcase packed. what are you going to do? �* ., suitcase packed. what are you going to do? . ., . suitcase packed. what are you going todo?�* ., . , , to do? attacks on all sides, we heard from _ to do? attacks on all sides, we heard from ukraine's _ to do? attacks on all sides, we heard from ukraine's defence i heard from ukraine's defence minister saying a ukrainian defence has not collapsed. the ukrainian army took the fight. ukraine stands at both feet on the ground and continues to defend itself. the ukrainian military claims to shut down at least six russian aircraft, though the bbc cannot confirm that. this footage is verified. though we don't know the source. it shows russian helicopters being shot at by
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ukrainian forces close to that sharad city. you can see players being used. now, some ukrainians are trying to leave their homes. others are staying exactly where they are. some say they are prepared to fight, like this man. some say they are prepared to fight, like this man-— like this man. there is only one way to serve our— like this man. there is only one way to serve our country, _ like this man. there is only one way to serve our country, our— like this man. there is only one way to serve our country, our children, i to serve our country, our children, our mothers. we must defend our country from russian occupation and we will fight all day.— we will fight all day. now, kyiv has announced a _ we will fight all day. now, kyiv has announced a citywide _ we will fight all day. now, kyiv has announced a citywide curfew, i we will fight all day. now, kyiv has announced a citywide curfew, andi we will fight all day. now, kyiv has i announced a citywide curfew, and as those sirens were being heard in kyiv, people were being advised to seek shelter. some headed to take refuge in metro stations in the city. our reporter went to speak to some of them. city. our reporter went to speak to some of them-— some of them. pacific one of the safest places _ some of them. pacific one of the safest places in _ some of them. pacific one of the safest places in the _ some of them. pacific one of the safest places in the city - some of them. pacific one of the safest places in the city today, i some of them. pacific one of the i safest places in the city today, not just because there were lots of about about, come up at the manager is doubling up as a bomb shelter. overnight, families have come down here. they are trying to follow the
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news of what's happening and they are trying to work out what they will do next.— are trying to work out what they will do next. this two-year-old is still smiling. _ will do next. this two-year-old is still smiling, but _ will do next. this two-year-old is still smiling, but his _ will do next. this two-year-old is still smiling, but his mum - will do next. this two-year-old is still smiling, but his mum and i still smiling, but his mum and dad are still worried. e8. age bombs? are still worried. £8. age bombs? eiuht are still worried. £8. age bombs? eight bombs. are still worried. £8. age bombs? eight bombs- ' — are still worried. £8. age bombs? eight bombs. " i'm _ are still worried. £8. age bombs? eight bombs. " i'm very, - are still worried. £8. age bombs? eight bombs. " i'm very, very i are still worried. £8. age bombs? i eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy-' — eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy-' he _ eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy." he says. _ eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy." he says. also - eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy." he says. also want - eight bombs. " i'm very, very scared for my boy." he says. also want to l for my boy." he says. also want to show you pictures on the roads out of tn. look at these traffic jams as hundreds and hundreds of people tried to flee the city. people are, as he would imagine, preparing for what's to come. also these pictures are from the eastern city of mary apple. there were early explosions there in the morning, as he can say come along lines of people trying to withdraw money from atms. there have also been long queues forfuel. again, this is the southern port city of odesa. there were attacks
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there earlier too. ukraine says russian military vehicles entered from multiple directions, including from multiple directions, including from occupied crimea to the south and from neighbouring belarus to the north. these pictures are from just north. these pictures are from just north of crimea. as you can see a column of tanks has been destroyed and abandoned. in use —— eastern ukraine, those are crucial to this story, because those are the two breakaway regions controlled by russian backed separatists such vladimir putin has acknowledged as independent states. reports there say the russians have attacked a hospital in the donetsk region. sarah rainsford was nearby. ukrainian forces have been battling pro—russian backed forces for the past eight years and kept that line pretty much in place. now those militias are backed by the russian
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army. we know that they have rolled into some areas of the donbas and we know there is heavy fighting going on on the contact line, as it's known, to the south of where i am now. civilians killed today in one area and there is heavy fighting in several places. people here are back a little way from the front line are worried about what that means. the rate about an advance by russian troops. they're worried about the fighting coming to their doorstep. the ukrainian foreign minister has been giving a statement. he says ukraine is holding ground, but we need the world to help us. to be clear, both nato need the world to help us. to be clear, both nate and the us have been explicit. they will not be getting involved in the military conflict inside ukraine 's borders. unless that changes, help will not be coming in the form of direct military intervention. i can also see here that ukrainian defence minister says the kremlin is preparing a new wave of attacks, including air strikes. that's ukrainians claiming that. we don't have that from the russians, as you
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would imagine, and we cannot confirm those plans, but ukrainian suspected new wave of attacks are being planned. we will have to see what the night brings. already, thousands of ukrainians have seen and heard enough. they are fleeing their country. this places on ukraine 's border with poland. he can see some refugees arriving there. one of them described what it felt like to leave. �* , ., described what it felt like to leave. fl ., . described what it felt like to leave. �*, ., ,, �*, ., leave. it's not a crisis, it's war. it's disgusting. _ leave. it's not a crisis, it's war. it's disgusting. i _ leave. it's not a crisis, it's war. it's disgusting. ifeel— leave. it's not a crisis, it's war. it's disgusting. i feel that - leave. it's not a crisis, it's war. it's disgusting. i feel that it's i it's disgusting. i feel that it's like, you know, you stay on the ground and you feel that this ground come see the cracks on the ground and it feels like, so my family, i feel it, i don't know when i will see them. i don't know if any of them will die or my friends will die or anything like that. if there will be a bombing of civilian buildings are not, do they close the borders? it's unknown, and it's what scares
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me that the most.— it's unknown, and it's what scares me that the most. now let me bring ou me that the most. now let me bring you some news _ me that the most. now let me bring you some newsjust _ me that the most. now let me bring you some newsjust coming - me that the most. now let me bring you some newsjust coming in - me that the most. now let me bring you some newsjust coming in from| you some news just coming in from russia. we understand police had detained 1400 people at anti—war protests. this comes from the russian monitoring group, it says the anti—war protest took place in 51 russian cities, and we have these pictures from russia's second biggest city, st petersburg, where dozens of people were arrested by security officials. outside of russia, there has been near universal condemnation of what russia has done by invading ukraine. as he would expect, western governments now say they will escalate sanctions against moscow. we heard from president biden in the last hour or so. european leaders and nate secretary—general have all joined him in condemning what's been happening. for example, here is the head of nato. happening. for example, here is the head of nate-— head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this _ head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this is _ head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a _ head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a brutal— head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a brutal act - head of nato. russia has attacked ukraine. this is a brutal act of- ukraine. this is a brutal act of war. ourthoughts
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ukraine. this is a brutal act of war. our thoughts are with the brave people of ukraine. sadly, what we have warned against for months has come to pass. despite all calls on russia to change course and tireless efforts to seek a diplomatic solution. peace on our continent has been shattered. we now have war in europe on a scale and of a type we thought to belong to to history. that is nato, next we hear from the european union. this is the commission president who was at the same briefing. we commission president who was at the same briefing-— same briefing. we will hold russia accountable _ same briefing. we will hold russia accountable for _ same briefing. we will hold russia accountable for this _ same briefing. we will hold russia accountable for this outrageous i accountable for this outrageous violation — accountable for this outrageous violation of ukraine's sovereignty and the _ violation of ukraine's sovereignty and the territorial integrity. what is at stake — and the territorial integrity. what is at stake is notjust donbas, it's notjust— is at stake is notjust donbas, it's notjust ukraine. what is at stake is the _ notjust ukraine. what is at stake is the stability of europe and the
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whole _ is the stability of europe and the whole international order, our peace orden _ whole international order, our peace order. president putin chose to bring _ order. president putin chose to bring war— order. president putin chose to bring war back to europe. in a determined and united response, the european _ determined and united response, the european union will make it as difficult — european union will make it as difficult as possible for the kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions — kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions. ., .,, ., kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions. ., ., ,, kremlin to pursue its aggressive actions. ., ., , , ., actions. one of those who spent an awfully long — actions. one of those who spent an awfully long time _ actions. one of those who spent an awfully long time trying _ actions. one of those who spent an awfully long time trying to - actions. one of those who spent an | awfully long time trying to persuade wagner put into not invade ukraine was the french president. you will remember the two of them sitting at either end of an enormous table in moscow. this is mr macron's reaction to what happened today translation: by to what happened today translation: by breaking his word, by refusing the diplomatic route, by choosing war, president putin has not only attacked ukraine, he has decided to fly the sovereignty of ukraine, carry out the most serious attack on peace and stability in europe for decades. we peace and stability in europe for decades. ~ ., ., ., ., ., decades. we have heard from nato, france, decades. we have heard from nato, france. next — decades. we have heard from nato, france, next let's _ decades. we have heard from nato, france, next let's hear— decades. we have heard from nato, france, next let's hear from - decades. we have heard from nato, france, next let's hear from the - france, next let's hearfrom the secretary—general who has reiterated
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his appeal to president putin to stop this military action. we know the toll of war. _ stop this military action. we know the toll of war. but _ stop this military action. we know the toll of war. but that's - stop this military action. we know the toll of war. but that's rising i the toll of war. but that's rising we see — the toll of war. but that's rising we see images of fear, anguish and terror— we see images of fear, anguish and terror in _ we see images of fear, anguish and terror in every corner of ukraine. people. — terror in every corner of ukraine. people, innocent people always paid the highest price. that is why the united _ the highest price. that is why the united nations is scaling up our military— united nations is scaling up our military operations in and around ukraine — military operations in and around ukraine. today, i'm announcing that we will— ukraine. today, i'm announcing that we will immediately allocate 20 million — we will immediately allocate 20 million us dollars from the central emergency response fund to meet urgent _ emergency response fund to meet urgent needs. emergency response fund to meet urgent neede— urgent needs. another update to brina ou urgent needs. another update to bring you before _ urgent needs. another update to bring you before i _ urgent needs. another update to bring you before i pass _ urgent needs. another update to bring you before i pass on - urgent needs. another update to bring you before i pass on more| bring you before i pass on more western reaction. we are now understanding that the ukrainian national police a russian forces have captured an island, it's in the black sea. it belongs to ukraine, but russia is now in control of its according to ukraine 's national police. again, just emphasising the multifaceted nature of the russian operation and the degree to which it
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is attacking positions right across ukraine. this is not an operation thatis ukraine. this is not an operation that is focused solely on that eastern region where conflict has been running since 2014. now, we heard from nato, the un, france. next let's hear from boris heard from nato, the un, france. next let's hearfrom borisjohnson who had this to say in a televised address to the british people. this act of wanton _ address to the british people. try 3 act of wanton and reckless aggression is an attack notjust on ukraine, it's an attack on democracy and freedom in eastern europe and around the world.— and freedom in eastern europe and around the world. boris johnson went on to announce _ around the world. boris johnson went on to announce this _ around the world. boris johnson went on to announce this is _ around the world. boris johnson went on to announce this is now— around the world. boris johnson went on to announce this is now the - on to announce this is now the largest and most severe package of sanctions against russian businesses, including banks. ilustith businesses, including banks. with new financial _ businesses, including banks. it? new financial measures, we are taking new powers to target russian finance in addition to the banks we have already sanctioned this week, today, in concert with the united states, we are imposing a full asset freeze on the tv. more broadly, these powers will enable us totally
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to exclude it russian banks from the uk financial system, which is of course by far the largest in europe, stopping them from accessing sterling and clearing payments through the uk.— sterling and clearing payments throu~h the uk. ~ �*, a, , through the uk. well, there's boris johnson in that _ through the uk. well, there's boris johnson in that statement - through the uk. well, there's boris johnson in that statement outlining johnson in that statement outlining the actions the uk was taking in terms of sanctions against russia. we knew further sanctions are coming from the european union because eu leaders are meeting in brussels this evening to thrash that out. we now have a statement that reads, "eu leaders agreed to impose sanctions on russian financial sectors, energy, transport and impose export controls, blacklisting more russians." and bees are not ordinary normal russians. these are particularly powerful and wealthy individuals that the eu and the uk and us are interested in applying pressure on because they know that thatis pressure on because they know that that is one way of potentially trying to influence v air putin if people close to him are put under pressure —— vladimir putin. we will
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see if that works, but the eu doing expecting —— doing what we expected them to do. now, some of the countries following this with the greatest concern are the ukraine's baltic neighbours. estonia, latvia, lithuania are all members of the nato military alliance. first of all, here is a message from estonia's prime minister. in estonia, we will help estonia's prime minister. ii�*u estonia, we will help ukraine with all the means we can from a political support, practical support, also defence weaponry that we can send to ukraine and, of course, we must do everything at the eu and nato level not to expand. lithuania, remember, i nato country borders belarus from where the russians have in part launched this invasion. it's a two week state of emergency. here's its president.
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translation:— emergency. here's its president. translation: ., ., , ., translation: today i am signing a decree composing _ translation: today i am signing a decree composing the _ translation: today i am signing a decree composing the state - translation: today i am signing a decree composing the state of- decree composing the state of emergency which lithuania's parliament will approve at an extraordinary session. after assessing the new circumstances, we have to _ assessing the new circumstances, we have to put _ assessing the new circumstances, we have to put legal measures in place. first of— have to put legal measures in place. first of all. — have to put legal measures in place. first of all, to strengthen our external security.— first of all, to strengthen our external security. so, does nato have a military _ external security. so, does nato have a military response - external security. so, does nato have a military response to - external security. so, does nato| have a military response to this? external security. so, does nato . have a military response to this? at the moment, no. the secretary—general has reiterated that the group has no plans to send troops into ukraine, which as you can see is not a member of the nato alliance, but ukraine does neighbour members of the nato alliance. the other things that we should emphasise is that ukraine's proximity to russia but also belarus to the north, belarus is very much an ally of the russians. now, nato has set out how the group plans to go about protecting those nato members in the east of europe. l3 are members in the east of europe. b are increasin: members in the east of europe. b are increasing our— members in the east of europe. b are increasing our presence _ members in the east of europe. b are increasing our presence in _ members in the east of europe. e: —e: increasing our presence in the eastern border lines and today we activated nato's defence plans that gives our military commanders more
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authority to move forces and to deploy forces when needed, of course, this could also be elements of the nato response for us. so we are ready, we are adjusting our pastor, but what we do is defensive, measured and we don't see confrontation. we want to prevent the conflict in an attack against a nato allied country.— nato allied country. now, one reaction we — nato allied country. now, one reaction we need _ nato allied country. now, one reaction we need to _ nato allied country. now, one reaction we need to pay - nato allied country. now, one reaction we need to pay very i reaction we need to pay very close attention to is what china is saying. there was a fascinating moment earlier in the press conference withjoe biden where a reporter asked, "what do you think what china has said today? " the american presidents declined to offer his thoughts on that. we will have to wait and see if he changes his mind and does shed them up at some point in the future, but china's position is fascinating. today beijing said it understands what it calls," moscow's legitimate
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security concerns" and a foreign ministry spokesperson refused to describe today's invasion as an invasion. translation: you describe today's invasion as an invasion. translation: you are using a ical invasion. translation: you are using a typical what — invasion. translation: you are using a typical what western _ invasion. translation: you are using a typical what western questioning - a typical what western questioning method using the word invasion. china is closely monitoring the latest situation. we call on all sides to exercise strength to prevent the situation from getting out of control. irate prevent the situation from getting out of control.— prevent the situation from getting out of control. we talk to our state department _ out of control. we talk to our state department corresponded - out of control. we talk to our state department corresponded to - out of control. we talk to our state department corresponded to his i out of control. we talk to our state l department corresponded to his with us. let me first of all ask you about that moment in the press conference when joe about that moment in the press conference whenjoe biden declined to comment on china. what did you make of that? does that fit in with previous answers or comments he has made on the subject? i previous answers or comments he has made on the subject?— made on the sub'ect? i don't really know what to — made on the subject? i don't really know what to make _ made on the subject? i don't really know what to make of _ made on the subject? i don't really know what to make of that, - made on the subject? i don't really i know what to make of that, either he hadn't thought about its specifically and felt that he didn't have something clear to say about that. i think it's been very focused today on the us and eu response, so that could be part of it. i am speculating here, buti that could be part of it. i am speculating here, but i can tell you what administration officials have
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said about the chinese response before, which is that it's official positions, which you always hear the un security council and otherwise is to protect the sovereignty of nations that this is violent and a major reason for the un to exist, to make sure there is no violation of borders. they usually bring up that argument when they feel that western nations have gone too far in interviewing and internal affairs, but it week with the if presumably for a major power like russia crossing the borders into another country, yet, as he said, the chinese have not called that an invasion. the other thing that officials say about china is that, yes, they are banding together publicly with russia in the face of western pressure, but ultimately, if there is a war, and there is, if it lasts, that will also damage china's interests. that's how the administration officials have responded in the past, i don't know if mr biden have been focused on
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other things and didn't have an answer ready at this stage. i was also interested _ answer ready at this stage. i was also interested that _ answer ready at this stage. i was also interested that he _ answer ready at this stage. i was also interested that he kept - also interested that he kept emphasising the long—term goals that perhaps sanctions can deliver. he seemed to be playing down any short—term outcomes from these new sanctions placed against the russians. is that an acknowledgement that in the short term, there is only so much america can do it about what is happening inside ukraine? well, i think when the united states and nato said they weren't going to go and fight with ukraine against russia, they have said that from the beginning, that was already a decision that they could not stop presidents put in. they wouldn't stop him, and therefore sanctions where the next step. it was interesting that mr biden said that sanctions were never going to deter him. now that is exactly what we're hearing here from administration officials but it suggests that there was always a great deal of scepticism in the administration about whether sanctions could deter him. mr biden emphasised was that
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sanctions worked out over a period of time. there is not usually an immediate impact and that these would work out over the medium to long—term. he said the impact where severe financial sanctions, essentially, basically cutting off banks and companies from the western financing system and also blocking the imports of key technology to the russian industrial section. he said these measures would really squeeze russia, that there would really be an impact and he said get back to me ina an impact and he said get back to me in a month and you will see that ultimately if we are able to stand together, we, the west, and not cave and when our own people start to feel pain in effect, then mr putin will have to either, you know, decide that he is going to respond to that pressure or he will have to accept that he's going to be a second—rate power. all sort of strong language, but he did talk about this happening over a period
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of time. a . about this happening over a period of time. 1, ., ., ~ i., , of time. barbara, thank you very much indeed. _ of time. barbara, thank you very much indeed. there _ of time. barbara, thank you very much indeed. there is _ of time. barbara, thank you very much indeed. there is barbara l of time. barbara, thank you very l much indeed. there is barbara live with us from washington. switching back to ukraine, we have news, a diplomatic source has told the reuters news agency that the outskirts of ukraine's port city came under heavy fire and hundreds invaders on three sides. it's also being reported by local media, so thesaurus to writers and local media passing on the fact that there are clashes now in that port city taking this area would help them secure a direct land route to the peninsula of crimea, which, of course, at annex 102014, so night may have fallen, but this remains a fluid situation. we are still within the first 20 for harris of russia's invasion in ukraine, both the response from the watching world, but also the response to the ukrainians and russians continues to be swift. of course, you will see all of those here on outside sites.
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we will take a couple of minutes pause and i will be back with you. it's been a cold day with frequent wintry showers, even some sleet in the south of the country during the afternoon on thursday. we can look forward to a much calmer day with lighter winds and more sunshine on friday, although the morning will be a little bit on the nippy side. here is our radar, the extent of the wintry showers across scotland. he could see where the weight is, that's where it's been snowing. if you wintry showers further south as well. blustery to the evening, gusts of wind in excess of 30—40 mph. the winds will start to ease as we go through the course of the night. this is because high pressure is building in from the southwest when high pressure builds, things tend to
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settle down. it showers become less frequent. clearing skies and the temperatures drop as well. widespread frosts to come across more northern parts of the uk. in the south, a little bit less cold. here is that high—pressure and friday building and from the southwest. notice that there is a bit different and low pressure to the north. it will come close to us and brush very far northwest of the british isles, but generally speaking, it is a fine day on friday. maybe one or two showers ran in the morning, but should quickly fade. for england and wales, it sunshine all around, very decent weather in eastern scotland. decent enough i think in belfast, but you can see here in the western aisles, it will be pretty cloudy and wet at times. temperatures aren't desperately low, but around 9—11 degrees. high—pressure dominating the weather across many western and central parts of europe. driving our weather here in the uk. on the edge of that high—pressure means that the weather fronts in the low pressure
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system tend to go around that area of high and here i think always more breezy, always a bit more cloud, whereas for the east and south, the better the weather will be, but overall, saturday is looking dry and bright at the very least for most of us with temperatures of around 12 degrees in the south, 10 degrees in aberdeen. then on sunday, it looks as though we are in for another fine day across most parts of the country, but come monday, i think it will cloud over, one of these weather fronts will come in and to bring some outbreaks of rain. you can see the rain here on monday in some of the towns and cities. goodbye.
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hello, you are watching outside source. west end leaders are united in condemning pressure's invasion of ukraine. ., , ukraine. vladimir putin is the aggressor. vladimir- ukraine. vladimir putin is the aggressor. vladimir putin - ukraine. vladimir putin is the i aggressor. vladimir putin chose ukraine. vladimir putin is the - aggressor. vladimir putin chose this wire. and now we end this country will bear the consequences. the russian onslaught began just will bear the consequences. the russian onslaught beganjust before russian onslaught began just before dawn with an onslaught from land, sea and air including missiles on multiple targets. and the russian attack helicopters and fighterjets were honing in on the ukrainian army, vladimir putin then issued this morning. army, vladimir putin then issued this morning-— this morning. whoever tries to interfere with _ this morning. whoever tries to interfere with us _ this morning. whoever tries to interfere with us or _ this morning. whoever tries to interfere with us or threaten i this morning. whoever tries to i interfere with us or threaten our country— interfere with us or threaten our country should know that russia's response — country should know that russia's response will be immediate and lead to such _ response will be immediate and lead to such consequences that have never been experienced in history. we to such consequences that have never been experienced in history.— been experienced in history. we have seen alon: been experienced in history. we have seen along long _ been experienced in history. we have seen along long lines _ been experienced in history. we have seen along long lines outside - been experienced in history. we have seen along long lines outside banks l seen along long lines outside banks mtf and traffic jams seen along long lines outside banks mtf and trafficjams in the city as people try to get out. meanwhile the g7 group of bridge of nations have agreed on a devastating package of
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sanctions targeting russian individuals and businesses. the g7 meetin: individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this _ individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this afternoon _ individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this afternoon we - individuals and businesses. the g7 meeting this afternoon we agreed | individuals and businesses. the g7 i meeting this afternoon we agreed to work in unity to maximise the economic price that vita a particular pay for his aggression. and this must include and beeney rep's collective dependence on russian oil and gas. in rep's collective dependence on russian oil and gas.— rep's collective dependence on russian oil and gas. in the past few minutes to — russian oil and gas. in the past few minutes to eu _ russian oil and gas. in the past few minutes to eu leaders _ russian oil and gas. in the past few minutes to eu leaders who - russian oil and gas. in the past few minutes to eu leaders who are - minutes to eu leaders who are meeting in brussels are reported to have agreed massive sanctions on russian finance, energy, and transport. while ukraine says it is now fighting off a full—scale invasion it's an invasion that vladimir putin ordered to begin this morning. let me take you through what happened. around 6am russian time, vladimir putin announced a special military operation in ukraine's east and that what he calls the demilitarisation and the modification of ukraine.
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they were missile strikes appointed on a number of ukrainian military targets also in the early hours. explosions could be heard in several cities including the p avenue and blasts have been reported in many places across the country. then came the land invasion. russian tanks and troops advanced from the east, south, and north. our international correspondent has the latest from the front line in eastern ukraine. a50 of 3 million i woke to silent —— sirens and aggression invasion. soon, a panicked exodus from the ukrainian capital as the eu spoke of one of the darkest hours since world war ii. and darkened skies as russian attack helicopters targeted a military airport outside kyiv.
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ukraine says several were shot down. the invasion was by air, sea, and land. president putin making the extraordinary claim that it was to read this democratic country of nazis. i read this democratic country of nazis. . . read this democratic country of nazis. ., . ., _, . ., nazis. i have decided to conduct a secial nazis. i have decided to conduct a special military — nazis. i have decided to conduct a special military operation. - nazis. i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its - nazis. i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its aim | special military operation. its aim is to protect people who have been subjected to torture as an genocide from the thiem regime for eight years. to do this he will be aiming at demilitarisation and denitrification of ukraine. this was russia's protection _ denitrification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in _ denitrification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in action. - denitrification of ukraine. this was russia's protection in action. in i russia's protection in action. in cities across the country. unverified images from ukraine's northern and southern borders appear to show moscow's forces streaming
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in. ukraine's beleaguered president appealed for blood donations and said this was an all—out attack. what do we hear today is notjust market explosions, combat, and there were of aircraft, this is the sound of a new iron curtain lowering and closing russia only in a civilised world. our national task is to make this curtain not on our territory and in the homes of russians. from early morning _ and in the homes of russians. from early morning in _ and in the homes of russians. from early morning in eastern _ and in the homes of russians. from early morning in eastern ukraine, we found lines at atms. now there is wire. people want cash in their pockets and fear it may run short. like many here, natalia is trying to comprehend what has befallen ukraine. trying to work out how to protect her two—year—old. irate ukraine. trying to work out how to protect her two-year-old.- protect her two-year-old. we are shocked. protect her two-year-old. we are shocked- we _ protect her two-year-old. we are
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shocked. we are _ protect her two-year-old. we are shocked. we are totally _ protect her two-year-old. we are shocked. we are totally shocked. | shocked. we are totally shocked. we are afraid for our children. for our families. �* are afraid for our children. for our families. . , ., are afraid for our children. for our families. �* , ., ~' are afraid for our children. for our families. . , ., ~ ., families. are you thinking about t in: families. are you thinking about trying to move? _ families. are you thinking about trying to move? i _ families. are you thinking about trying to move? i don't - families. are you thinking about trying to move? i don't know, i| families. are you thinking about. trying to move? i don't know, ijust trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don't trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don-t know. — trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don't know. where i trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don't know. where can i trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don't know. where can i i trying to move? i don't know, i 'ust don't know. where can i go? i trying to move? i don't know, ijust don't know. where can i go? we i trying to move? i don't know, ijust i don't know. where can i go? we don't know where to go. who would have us? nobody, no where is waiting for us. more lines at the petrol stations. many want to be ready for whatever may come. like andrzej who felt the explosions overnight. i may come. like andrze' who felt the explosions overnight._ explosions overnight. i heard it clearl , explosions overnight. i heard it clearly. the _ explosions overnight. i heard it clearly, the earth _ explosions overnight. i heard it clearly, the earth was - explosions overnight. i heard it clearly, the earth was really . clearly, the earth was really shaking. so we got up and now we are waiting forfuel. we shaking. so we got up and now we are waiting for fuel. we will buy some so we can be mobile in case our communications are correct. we have to prepare, what else can we do? and
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where to run to? as russia does this, a missile strike on an airport in western ukraine. find this, a missile strike on an airport in western ukraine.— this, a missile strike on an airport in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of— in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of another _ in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of another strike - in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of another strike on - in western ukraine. and here, the aftermath of another strike on a i aftermath of another strike on a block of flats, ukraine's second cities. in effect civilians not safe in their own homes. missile fragments now on display in the playground. in the battle for ukraine, russia is controlling the skies. here, ukrainianforces ukraine, russia is controlling the skies. here, ukrainian forces try to bring down helicopters. but, they are outgunned. they have been suffering losses we don't know how many. the station is now under a
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sustained attack. they had changed everything. and notjust for everything. and not just for ukraine. everything. and notjust for ukraine. as you would imagine, less than sanctions against russia have been swift. once that invasion began we will spend the next ten minutes looking at the russian being targeted including the oligarchs with ties to president putin. russia has invaded ukraine. trips crossing the borderfrom occupied crimea and missiles have struck the p avenue and airports are under attack. it is days after vladimir putin recognised the independence of breakaway regions in ukraine. and this week and in the recent years sanctions are essential to how the last responds to brad in appleton. iie are essential to how the last responds to brad in appleton. he is one example- _ responds to brad in appleton. he is one example. we _ responds to brad in appleton. he is one example. we are _ responds to brad in appleton. he: 3 one example. we are sanctioning three very high net worth individuals.— three very high net worth individuals. , individuals. boris johnson calls
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them vladimir _ individuals. boris johnson calls them vladimir putin's - individuals. boris johnson calls them vladimir putin's cronies. | them vladimir putin's cronies. certainly they are very rich. there browder who was once the largest foreign investor in russia argues that to target them make sense. everybody who knows russia property knows putin property. these oligarchs amassed huge wealth in the 90s at the soviet union broke apart, state assets are given to your companies and in exchange for funding politicians these men got shares in those companies. they also got unfettered access to the corridors of power. and in some cases their wealth directly connected to vladimir putin. at times reports vladimir putin granted him an export licence. around 30%... these personal connections remain.
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here he is at his birthday in 2019. or boris rottenberg, a childhood friend and co—owns a vast construction company. the times tell us they attended training. the third person made by borisjohnson, that is boris rottenberg's nephew. he controls a trading company in the telegraph reports he is said to be vladimir putin'sjudo telegraph reports he is said to be vladimir putin's judo partner. telegraph reports he is said to be vladimir putin'sjudo partner. the uk says he has strategic significance to vladimir putin and this is what the you sanctions me in practice. this is what the you sanctions me in ractice. . , ., ,, , this is what the you sanctions me in ractice. . ,~ ,, , , this is what the you sanctions me in ractice. . _,, , , ., practice. any assets they hold in the uk will _ practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be — practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be frozen, _ practice. any assets they hold in the uk will be frozen, the - the uk will be frozen, the individuals concerned will be banned from travelling here and we will prohibit all uk individuals and entities from having any dealings with them. , ., ., , , with them. these are three examples. other with them. these are three examples. 0ther oligarchs _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are also _ with them. these are three examples. other oligarchs are also being - other oligarchs are also being targeted as well as major russian companies. here is borisjohnson again. companies. here is boris johnson aaain. , , , again. these powers will enable us totall to again. these powers will enable us totally to exclude _ again. these powers will enable us
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totally to exclude russian - again. these powers will enable us totally to exclude russian banks i totally to exclude russian banks from the uk financial system which is of course by far the largest in europe, stopping them from accessing starting and clearing payments to the uk. �* ., , ., ., , the uk. bell argues that to be effective. _ the uk. bell argues that to be effective, sanctions _ the uk. bell argues that to be effective, sanctions me - the uk. bell argues that to be effective, sanctions me to - the uk. bell argues that to be effective, sanctions me to be| the uk. bell argues that to be - effective, sanctions me to be even more comprehensive. london is definitely part of the story. in 2008 the labour government in the uk introduced what became known as a golden visa. this of a residency in return for a large investment. and over 25,000 wealthy russians took up the chance. children go to universities in the uk and go to schools in the uk and enjoy the luxuries that the united kingdom and western countries offer. the scheme was scrapped last week but of course russian money in london remains.— london remains. there is £1.5 billion worth _ london remains. there is £1.5 billion worth of _ london remains. there is £1.5 billion worth of property -
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london remains. there is £1.5 billion worth of property and l london remains. there is £1.5 - billion worth of property and other assets which is a link to the kremlin regime or a department russians who have involvement in corruption cases.— russians who have involvement in corruption cases. today some of the o- osition corruption cases. today some of the opposition labour _ corruption cases. today some of the opposition labour party _ corruption cases. today some of the opposition labour party says - corruption cases. today some of the opposition labour party says not - opposition labour party says not enough has been done. we opposition labour party says not enough has been done. we have failed to sto the enough has been done. we have failed to stop the flow— enough has been done. we have failed to stop the flow of _ enough has been done. we have failed to stop the flow of any _ enough has been done. we have failed to stop the flow of any situation - to stop the flow of any situation financing into britain. a cottage industry does the bidding of those links to vladimir putin. that industry does the bidding of those links to vladimir putin.— links to vladimir putin. that is labour. boris _ links to vladimir putin. that is labour. boris johnson - links to vladimir putin. that is labour. boris johnson that - links to vladimir putin. that is labour. boris johnson that the | labour. boris johnson that the conservatives since 2019 and they have been in powerfor 12 years. the prime minister sees it differently to the opposition. i prime minister sees it differently to the opposition.— prime minister sees it differently to the opposition. i don't think any government _ to the opposition. i don't think any government who _ to the opposition. i don't think any government who may _ to the opposition. i don't think any government who may be _ to the opposition. i don't think any government who may be doing - to the opposition. i don't think any i government who may be doing more to the opposition. i don't think any - government who may be doing more to boot out corrupt russian money. mr johnson does have my plans. six years after the conservatives first promised it, the prime minister wants to introduce a new register of ownership. making sure that we open up ownership. making sure that we open up the russian deloitte of property on a ship, of company ownership in london and see who is behind
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everything. this is the targeting of individuals. russia as a country has also been targeted. this week and previously. back in 2014 russia and asked crimea if supported separatists in in ukraine as well and sanctions follow. he had an impact while the global economy has grown 2.3% yearfor impact while the global economy has grown 2.3% year for russia the figure is 0.3%. sanctions have caused russia an estimated $50 billion per year. russia has taken measures to lessen the impact. after this week's invasion, once again the west has ta ken this week's invasion, once again the west has taken aim at its wealth. these sanctions are designed to take a heavy toll on the kremlin's interests and their ability to finance water.— interests and their ability to finance water. the sanctions involved freezing _ finance water. the sanctions involved freezing russian . finance water. the sanctions - involved freezing russian assets in the european union and blocking banks from accessing your�*s financial market. the question is can any of this influence vladimir putin's intentions. history suggests
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this will be difficult. iie putin's intentions. history suggests this will be difficult.— this will be difficult. he appears not to be afraid _ this will be difficult. he appears not to be afraid of _ this will be difficult. he appears not to be afraid of sanctions - this will be difficult. he appears not to be afraid of sanctions are worried about them. sanctions we have applied in the past have always slipped over time. people were sanctioned and then bake at fake passports and a cut around it. the rest will be _ passports and a cut around it. the rest will be aware that sanctions have not prevented a moment at the european union described in these terms. , ., ., ., ., terms. these are among the darkest hour for europe _ terms. these are among the darkest hour for europe since _ terms. these are among the darkest hour for europe since the _ terms. these are among the darkest hour for europe since the end - terms. these are among the darkest hour for europe since the end of- hour for europe since the end of world war ii. a major nuclear power has attacked a member country. this ere has attacked a member country. as we listen to that. i — has attacked a member country. as we listen to that, i think— has attacked a member country. as we listen to that, i think back _ has attacked a member country. as we listen to that, i think back to _ listen to that, i think back to what president biden said on tuesday. ihie president biden said on tuesday. we have no intention of fighting russia _ have no intention of fighting russia. ~ ., , ., ., russia. without fighting, you are left with sanctions. _ russia. without fighting, you are left with sanctions. but - russia. without fighting, you are left with sanctions. but put's - left with sanctions. but put's authority rests on a system of wealth and power that is 30 years in the making. he has nuclear weapons as well. it's not certain sanctions alone can change his course. in the
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past three minutes, european union leaders have a great what are described as massive sanctions on russian finance, energy, and transport. here is a statement from the 27 member states. comprehensive sanctions from the european union, we were expecting as much. to be honest, vladimir putin would have been expecting as much. let us look at the financial fallout from this invasion. markets across the globe have slumped with companies exposed to russia seeing the heaviest of losses. this was the new york stock exchange as us trading by heart —— began a few hours ago. if that around two and a
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half percent at the opening marrying sharp falls on other world equity markets. oil prices have surged past 100 dollars per barrel which is the highest in eight years. he can tell you russia is the world's largest natural gas export there. there is concern as you can imagine that if energy exports, that can in turn sent prices far higher, particularly for the european markets. which is the primary market for russian gas. this is the assessment of one analyst. this is the assessment of one anal st. ~ ., ., . , , analyst. we have an incredibly tight market and the _ analyst. we have an incredibly tight market and the question _ analyst. we have an incredibly tight market and the question is - analyst. we have an incredibly tight market and the question is where i market and the question is where does that make spiral come from? it now looks more difficult as they will be sanctions against russia as to where that will come from and how live they will deal with russian now with the full—blown war. in
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live they will deal with russian now with the full-blown war. in moscow, tradin: on with the full-blown war. in moscow, trading on the _ with the full-blown war. in moscow, trading on the stock _ with the full-blown war. in moscow, trading on the stock exchange - with the full-blown war. in moscow, trading on the stock exchange was i trading on the stock exchange was suspended for a period after reopening and the index plunged by around 40%. its biggest ever one—day percentage deadline. the rouble plummeted to a record low against the dollar. sell financial markets in a number of different places moving around as you would imagine and there are further updates as well and the financial section of the bbc news website. every since russia began its military build—up in november, nato has been raising concerns. in in november, nato has been raising concerns. . a ., concerns. in recent weeks, we have seen a large — concerns. in recent weeks, we have seen a large and — concerns. in recent weeks, we have seen a large and unusual— seen a large and unusual concentrations of western forces close to the ukraine's borders. theh close to the ukraine's borders. then this was the — close to the ukraine's borders. then this was the us _ close to the ukraine's borders. then this was the us secretary _ close to the ukraine's borders. then this was the us secretary of state in december. ihie this was the us secretary of state in decemher-_ this was the us secretary of state in december. ~ ., , , _, . in december. we are deeply concerned b evidence in december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that _ in december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia _ in december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia made -
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in december. we are deeply concerned by evidence that russia made plans - by evidence that russia made plans for a significant and aggressive moves against ukraine. the plans include efforts to destabilise ukraine from within as well as large scale military operations.— scale military operations. moscow called the stairs _ scale military operations. moscow called the stairs are _ scale military operations. moscow called the stairs are alarmist - scale military operations. moscow called the stairs are alarmist and l called the stairs are alarmist and in january they russian called the stairs are alarmist and injanuary they russian foreign minister said russia did not want war, in february the bbc asked the ambassador to the eu if an invasion was planned. that is your word on that? ~ ., was planned. that is your word on that? . ., ., was planned. that is your word on that? ~ ., ., ., was planned. that is your word on that? . ., ., ., ., , ., that? we do not have any intention. of course the _ that? we do not have any intention. of course the important _ that? we do not have any intention. of course the important thing - that? we do not have any intention. of course the important thing is - that? we do not have any intention. of course the important thing is not | of course the important thing is not to provoke russia into changing its mind. , ., .,, to provoke russia into changing its mind. , ., mind. the same question was raised with russia's — mind. the same question was raised with russia's ambassador— mind. the same question was raised with russia's ambassador to - mind. the same question was raised with russia's ambassador to the - mind. the same question was raised with russia's ambassador to the us| with russia's ambassador to the us on sunday. with russia's ambassador to the us on sunda . , ., ., ., ., on sunday. there is no innovation and there is _ on sunday. there is no innovation and there is no _ on sunday. there is no innovation and there is no such _ on sunday. there is no innovation and there is no such plans. - on sunday. there is no innovation and there is no such plans. in - and there is no such plans. february we and there is no such plans. in february we heard from the and there is no such plans. ii�*u february we heard from the russian foreign ministry spokesperson and she told us...
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this thursday was the day that russia starts at the wire. as vladimir putin announced on russian tv. i have decided to conduct a secial tv. i have decided to conduct a special military _ tv. i have decided to conduct a special military operation. - tv. i have decided to conduct a special military operation. its i tv. i have decided to conduct a i special military operation. its goal is to protect people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide for the last eight years. for this we will strive afraid the demilitarisation and denazification of ukraine. to demilitarisation and denazification of ukraine. ., ., ., demilitarisation and denazification okaraine. ., ., ., , of ukraine. to read a few updates from their writers _ of ukraine. to read a few updates from their writers news _ of ukraine. to read a few updates from their writers news agency i from their writers news agency telling us the ukraine military are seeing russian forces aim to block the ukrainian capital of tf while creating a land corridor on the southern coast towards the crimea peninsula. ukrainianforces southern coast towards the crimea peninsula. ukrainian forces back to the invaders on three sides on thursday after moscow launched an assault by land, sea, and air. also
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at least 100,000 people have been displaced in ukraine and that thousands are seeking to flee abroad. a bit early i was talking about the impact on financial markets around the world. it is bringing our new york business correspondent. where have we got to in new york? the correspondent. where have we got to in new york?— in new york? the market right now ou have in new york? the market right now you have got _ in new york? the market right now you have got the — in new york? the market right now you have got the dow— in new york? the market right now you have got the dow jones - in new york? the market right now you have got the dow jones prettyl you have got the dowjones pretty much practice, snp and nasdaq are all in positive territory and the reason for that is because they sanctions are not the all—out sanctions are not the all—out sanctions that some have feared and that's why investors are taking some comfort from that. bearing in mind asjoe biden was asked in his press conference, he has not for example place sanctions on if they're putting him himself. has not removed russia from the swift payment system, something ukraine's leader called for. the reason for that is they want to keep some dry because
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as we see the situation unfold they want to be able to ratchet up tension. that's a reason. the other is the economic pain might infect and its allies. particularly in the eu there are some concerns. you've got members make it to others who worry about sanctions and the impact that will have their economies and at the same time they want to present a united front. presumably already american _ present a united front. presumably already american businesses - present a united front. presumably already american businesses have | present a united front. presumably . already american businesses have had to navigate russian sanctions because some have been in place ever since 2014 and the annexation of crimea? ., , , ., ., , since 2014 and the annexation of crimea? ., , , crimea? you see in boardrooms across the united states _ crimea? you see in boardrooms across the united states you _ crimea? you see in boardrooms across the united states you have _ crimea? you see in boardrooms across the united states you have got - crimea? you see in boardrooms across the united states you have got this - the united states you have got this conversation going on of how much exposure do we have and there are big firms like ups announcing what doing in terms of staffing and business operations. that being said, there are other firms also sensing possible opportunities. if you are a us shall produce for example looking at the rising price of oil sitting becomes more economical to produce and at a time
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when there is a potential shortage that was interesting one of the comments thatjoe biden made was he had a warning for oil companies don't take advantage of the situation but obviously there are opportunities and i think that's what seeing the effect that in the us market. if you look at the european market is a different story because much of the pain will be felt by those european companies and they set off was much sharper and all the major industries like germany, france and the uk around 4%. ~ ., . ., germany, france and the uk around 4%. ., ., ~ , germany, france and the uk around 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that _ 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that is _ 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that is turned _ 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that is turned back - 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that is turned back to - 4%. while the financial markets are reacting that is turned back to this | reacting that is turned back to this ongoing conflict because there is now been multiple reports of heavy firing and explosions on the outskirts of the city in ukraine. this is a crucial part city in the country and taking it would give russia a direct land routes to crime yet which is the peninsula that russia annexed in 2014. these pictures have just come russia annexed in 2014. these pictures havejust come in russia annexed in 2014. these pictures have just come in and you can see the extent of the damage and this particular building in mary
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apple. we are hearing from the chromatic sources that ukrainian forces battled russian attackers on three sides. we don't know the state of the city at the moment. that is get a view from inside russia. the crime and is insisting the operation will last as long as necessary. there is a sense of shock among some ordinary russians as we see in this report. there are moments that change the course of history. would this be one? russia invaded ukraine. its president threatened the west... translation: if anyone tries to stand in our way or even i threaten our country, our people, they should know russia will respond immediately and this will lead to such consequences the likes of which you have never experienced in your history. russian state tv went into overdrive, backing the assault, claiming ukrainian soldiers
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were surrendering en masse. a different mood here, at one of russia's last surviving independent papers. to show solidarity with ukraine, tomorrow's edition will be in russian and ukrainian. the paper's editor, dmitry muratov, won last year's nobel peace prize. he believes that president putin has done irreparable damage to his country. translation: unfortunately, | i have to say very bitter words. i think that today, february 24th, russia's future was taken away from it. our peace—loving russian people will now feel the hatred of the world, because we are starting a third world war in the centre of europe. vladimir putin comes across now as a leader with an almost messianic idea — to force ukraine back
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into moscow's orbit, even if that means war. what the public might think about that doesn't come into it. he seems determined to achieve his goal. in the centre of moscow, "we are against the war", she says, "and we want the whole world to know that". but, so far, few russians have come out to protest. maybe this is why. in russia now, protests end like this. i'm sorry, so shocked. ijust can't help crying. i think that most russians don't support this. it's horrible. and why don't they support it? because it's not our war. it is war putin—biden or anyone else, but not our nation. "i think the ukrainian soldiers will surrender", she says, "and they should".
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"it's terrible to be at war with ukraine." this is not a conflict the russian public wants. this is the kremlin's war. there is ongoing coverage of russia's invasion of ukraine here in the uk on bbc news channel are also around the world on bbc world news and through the bbc news website and the bbc news app. thank you for joining me for at least two hours of outside source as we bring you this extraordinary development in the east and the threats in the east of europe with russia invading ukraine. goodbye. it's been a cold day with frequent wintry showers, even some sleet in the south of the country during the afternoon on thursday. we can look forward to a much calmer day with lighter winds and more sunshine on friday,
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although the morning is going to be a little on the nippy side. here is our radar, and this is the extent of our wintry showers across scotland. you can see where the white is, that's where it's been snowing. a few wintry showers further south as well. still very blustery through this evening, gusts of wind in excess of 30—40 mph, but the winds will start to ease as we go through the course of the night, and this is because high pressure is building in from the southwest. when high pressure builds, things tend to settle down. these showers become less frequent and we have clearing skies. the temperatures drop as well, so i think widespread frosts to come across more northern parts of the uk. in the south, just that little bit less cold, 4—5 celsius. now, here's that high—pressure on friday building in from the southwest. notice that there is a weather front and low pressure to the north. that will come close to us. it will brush the very far northwest of the british isles, but generally speaking, it is a fine day on friday, might be one or two showers around in the morning, but they should quickly fade.
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and then for england and wales, it's sunshine all around, very decent weather in eastern scotland. decent enough, i think, in belfast, but you can see here in the western isles and certainly for the hebrides, it will be pretty cloudy and wet at times. temperatures not desperately low, but around about 9—11 degrees. so high—pressure is dominating the weather across many western and central parts of europe. it's also driving our weather here in the uk, butjust on the edge of that high—pressure, which means the weather fronts and the low—pressure tends to sort of go around that area of high pressure. and here, i think always more breezy, always a bit more cloud whereas further east and south, the better the weather will be. overall, saturday is looking dry and bright at the very least for most of us with temperatures of around 12 degrees in the south, 10 degrees in aberdeen. and then on sunday, it looks as though we are in for another fine day across most parts of the country, but come monday, i think it will cloud over, one of these weather fronts will come in and bring
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some outbreaks of rain. you can see the rain here on monday in some of the towns and cities.
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hello, i'm christian fraser. you're watching context on bbc news. president biden announces new sanctions on moscow as western leaders unite to condemn the invasion of ukraine.— leaders unite to condemn the invasion of ukraine. putin is the aggressor- _ invasion of ukraine. putin is the aggressor. putin _ invasion of ukraine. putin is the aggressor. putin chose - invasion of ukraine. putin is the aggressor. putin chose this i invasion of ukraine. putin is the | aggressor. putin chose this war. invasion of ukraine. putin is the i aggressor. putin chose this war. now he and his country will bear the consequences. the russian onslaught began just before dawn with an offensive by land, sea and air and a barrage of missiles on multiple targets. ordinary people have been trying to escape with long queues of traffic on the roads. the uk alongside other rich countries agree that devastating
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