Ukrainians living in Turkey's Antalya holding banners gather for a protest against Russia's military operations in Ukraine, on February 24, 2022 in Muratpasa district of Antalya, Turkey. Photo: Orhan Cicek/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Anti-war protests have broken out in multiple countries around the world in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.On Thursday morning, Russian forces launched a major invasion of Ukraine, carrying out artillery strikes on cities in eastern Ukraine. Thousands of Kyiv residents are now trying to leave the capital as fears grow that Russia aims to eventually capture the city.
The UK, Italy, Germany and France have seen demonstrations outside of their respective Russian embassies, while people have also taken to the streets in Japan, Turkey, Montenegro, Lebanon and elsewhere.ITALY