ISTANBUL, TURKEY - FEBRUARY 24: People hold signs during a protest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine outside the Russian Consulate on February 24, 2022 in Istanbul, Turkey. Overnight, Russia began a large-scale attack on Ukraine, with explosions reported in multiple cities and far outside the restive eastern regions held by Russian-backed rebels. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said this week that his country, which is a NATO member, did not "recognize any step against Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity." (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
MOSCOW (AP) — When Russians woke up to the news of their country launching an attack on Ukraine, many experienced shock, disbelief and outrage.
Emotional social media posts condemning the move, open letters demanding the attack stop and calls for protests came pouring in Thursday morning.
But Russian authorities were not having it, swiftly cracking down on activists who tried to rally people and pressuring the country's media into toeing the official line.
Ukraine and the World's Response to Russia's Attack - February 24, 2022 to Present
The following images help document Russia's invasion of Urkaine, and the world's response. The reader is STRONGLY CAUTIONED that this gallery CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES, some of which include IMAGES OF DEATH. As of March 5, 2022 the gallery includes images that are not suitable for all readers. The reader is cautioned not to view this gallery without discretion.
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