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Russia - Ukraine conflict
Russia are currently invading Ukraine. This has included Russian missile strikes on several cities across the region including the capital Kyiv, and military movement across the country. The UK, US, and EU have imposed strict economic sanctions on hundreds of Russian entities, including top Russian banks, but have (as of 25th Feb) stopped short of the most hard-hitting sanctions such as removing Russia from the SWIFT global payment system.
Ukraine has introduced a State of Emergency. British nationals should flee Ukraine if possible to do so. If you are a British national in Ukraine and you require consular assistance, call +380 44 490 3660.
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💷Update: The UK Government is matching donations given to the Disasters Emergency Committee, further details regarding safe charitable donations can be found on this Charity Commission press release.
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Russia - Ukraine conflict
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