World rushes to condemn, sanction Russia over invasion of Ukraine
Oksana Markarova // Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S.: “So we do not expect anyone to fight for us, but we expect all the help and all the response the West can send to us.”
Gwen Baumgardner: WORLD LEADERS CONTINUE TO RESPOND…FOLLOWING RUSSIA’S INVASION OF UKRAINE.
THE COUNTRY’S AMBASSADOR CALLING ON U-S SUPPORT JUST HOURS AFTER RUSSIA’S MILITARY OPERATION BEGAN.
AND HELP APPEARS TO BE ON THE WAY.
A SENIOR U-S OFFICIAL TELLING AP NEWS, THE U-N SECURITY COUNCIL IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON A RESOLUTION CONDEMNING RUSSIA AND DEMANDING THE IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF ALL ITS FORCES.
WORLD LEADERS IN THE U-S — CANADA AND GREAT BRITAIN — PROMISING TO SLAP MORE SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA.
Boris Johnson // British Prime Minister: “Now we have a clear mission; diplomatically, politically, economically and eventually militarily, this hideous and barbarous venture of Vladimir Putin must end in failure.”
Gwen Baumgardner: AND IT’S NOT JUST LEADERS SPEAKING OUT.
WE’RE ALSO WITNESSING PRO-UKRAINE PROTESTS OUTSIDE RUSSIAN EMBASSIES AROUND THE WORLD.
Oksana Yanshyna // Protester: “My message to Russians is that this is the time to stand up, to wake up, to go to protests. I know it could be scary, but this is the only thing you can do, and this is the only thing that will stop him.”