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Thousands Protest Against Russia Across European Cities

More than 368,000 refugees, mainly women and children, have fled the fighting into neighboring countries
Demonstrators gather during an anti-war protest, after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine, in Berlin, Germany, February 27, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang
Demonstrators gather during an anti-war protest, after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine, in Berlin, Germany, February 27, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang

Tens of thousands of people across Europe marched in protest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Sunday, the fourth day of the biggest assault on a European state since World War Two.

More than 100,000 people gathered in central Berlin, carrying signs reading: “Stop the War”, “Putin’s last war” and “We stand with Ukraine” along with Ukrainian and European Union flags.

Train and underground service was interrupted in some parts of the German capital as thousands flooded toward the Brandenburg Gate, near the Russian embassy.

The protest came as missiles rained down on Ukrainian cities and thousands of Ukrainian civilians, mainly women and children, were fleeing from the Russian assault into neighbouring countries.

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