Ukraine Declares Martial Law After Russian Naval Attack

Ukraine’s parliament has imposed martial law in the country to fight what its president called “growing aggression” from Moscow after a weekend naval confrontation off the disputed Crimean Peninsula in which Russia fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels amid renewed tensions between the neighbors.

Russia and Ukraine blamed each other in the dispute that further ratcheted up tensions ever since Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked lawmakers in Kiev to institute martial law. After a five-hour debate, parliament overwhelmingly approved his proposal, voting to impose martial law for 30 days.

Source: AIR World Service

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  • Ukraine is in Eastern Europe.
  • Ukrainian hryvnia is the currency of Ukraine.
  • Kiev is the capital city of Ukraine.

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