Russia-Ukraine: Mapping anti-war protests around the world | Infographic News


Hundreds of individuals in a number of cities throughout the globe have taken half in anti-war protests.

Hundreds of individuals have taken to public squares and Russian embassies throughout the globe to protest President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

From London and New York to Beirut and Istanbul, demonstrators, some cloaked in Ukrainian flags, have come out in droves to point out solidarity with Ukrainians.

The invasion, which befell on Thursday morning, comes after months of rising tensions between Russia, Ukraine, and its Western allies.

 

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As Ukrainians put together for an assault on the capital Kyiv, a whole lot of Russians staged anti-war protests in Moscow, St Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod, amongst different cities.

Greater than 1,745 protesters throughout 54 cities have been arrested on Thursday. Russians have additionally signed open letters to demand a halt to the assault on Ukraine.

Police officers detain a demonstrator with a poster that reads: "I'm against the war", in MoscowLaw enforcement officials detain a demonstrator holding an indication studying: ‘I’m in opposition to the battle’ in Moscow, Russia, February 24, 2022 [Denis Kaminev/AP]

The map and record beneath reveals the places the place sizeable protests have occurred. Extra protests are deliberate within the coming days throughout cities worldwide.

Worldwide cities the place protests have taken place:

Amsterdam; Athens; Austin; Barcelona; Beirut; Berlin; Bern; Budapest; Chicago; Copenhagen; Denver; Dublin; Edinburgh; Frankfurt; Geneva; Houston; Istanbul; Krakow; London; Madrid; Melbourne; Milan; Naples; New York Metropolis; Good; Oslo; Ottawa; Paris; Prague; Rome; San Francisco; Stockholm; Sydney; Tallinn; Tbilisi; Tel Aviv; The Hague; Tokyo; Turin; Vienna; Vilnius; Warsaw; Washington, DC; Wellington.

Protests have taken place in a minimum of 50 Russian cities together with: Chelyabinsk; Moscow; Nizhny Novgorod; Novosibirsk; Perm; Saint Petersburg; Yekaterinburg.

A police officer arrests a woman during a gathering in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, February 24, 2022, after Russia's attack on Ukraine. Hundreds of people gathered in the center of Moscow on Thursday to protest Russia's attack on Ukraine, and many of the demonstrators were arrested. Similar protests took place in other Russian cities, where activists were also arrested.A police officer arrests a girl throughout a gathering in Saint Petersburg, Russia [Dmitri Lovetsky/AP]
Ukrainian supporters rally in Toronto after Russia launched a huge military operation against UkraineAlexandra Prockow holds up an indication as Ukrainian supporters rally in opposition to the assault on Ukraine in Toronto, Canada [Nick Lachance/Reuters]
People attend a pro-Ukrainian demonstration on Whitehall, near Downing Street, in London, UKFolks attend a pro-Ukrainian demonstration on Whitehall, close to Downing Road, in London, UK [Peter Cziborra/Reuters]
Demonstrators protest in front of the Austrian foreign affairs ministry in Vienna, Austria against Russia's invasion of Ukraine Demonstrators protest in entrance of the Austrian overseas affairs ministry in Vienna, Austria in opposition to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine [Alex Halada/AFP]
Protesters attend a rally against Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Tokyo, Japan Protesters attend a rally in opposition to Russia’s assault on Ukraine, in Tokyo, Japan [Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters]