Russia has invaded Ukraine.

By air, land, and sea, Russian forces have attacked a European democracy of 44 million people. Ukrainians now live in fear under the constant threat of Russian missiles as its forces bomb cities across the country.

But the people of Ukraine, led by their charismatic president Volodymyr Zelensky, have put up a fierce resistance, repeatedly repelling Russian advances.

The UK, EU and US have imposed strict sanctions on Russian banks and oligarchs in response, crashing the rouble to a historic low.

A frustrated and increasingly isolated Vladimir Putin has retaliated by raising the spectre of nuclear war.

Channel 4 News has been reporting from within Ukraine since the crisis began. Catch up with all the latest reports and insight from our team here.

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Ukraine invasion: ‘difficult’ peace talks with Russia end If Ukraine does not survive, international peace and democracy will be in peril – a passionate appeal from Ukraine’s ambassador to the UN as his country came under yet more sustained attack from Russian forces. 
Russia Ukraine conflict: Both sides agree to meet for talks The threat of nuclear war rang out from Moscow in Russia today, as Vladimir Putin ordered all his forces to “high combat alert”, following the invasion of Ukraine.
Russia Ukraine conflict: Over 150,000 refugees fled since invasion, UN says The UN said today that more than 150,000 refugees have left Ukraine since the invasion began – most of them heading to Poland and others managing to get into other neighbouring countries like Slovakia. 
Russia Ukraine conflict: Ordinary people make Molotov cocktails to halt advance They are making Molotov cocktails in their front gardens, they are pushing back tanks with their bare hands, they are ordinary people suddenly turned into urban warriors. 
Russia Ukraine conflict: Could Lviv become the new capital of Ukraine? We’re reporting tonight from Ukraine’s western capital: Lviv or Lvuv or Lemberg, depending on which century you’re in. 
Russia Ukraine conflict: President Zelenskiy vows to withstand attack Russian troops are just a few miles from the centre of Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, as a defiant President Zelenskiy vowed that his country would stand its ground. 
FactCheck: could UK go to war with Russia and could there be nuclear conflict? There are a lot of barriers in the way to a hypothetical NATO-Russia war.
Russia Ukraine conflict: Putin launches full-scale invasion It was as sudden as it was brutal and relentless. Ukrainians woke up to find themselves plunged into the midst of war. Explosions and air raid sirens rang out here in Kyiv and cities across the country as Russia launched a full scale invasion on multiple fronts in the early hours of the morning, firing missiles at key military infrastructure sites.

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