Protest planned in front of the Russian embassy in Oslo 

Russian Embassy in OsloPhoto: Heiko Junge / NTB
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At 11 o’clock on Thursday, a demonstration will be held in front of the Russian embassy in Oslo to mark opposition to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

The demonstration is organized by the organization SmåRådina: for democracy in Russia.

According to the organization, both Russians and Ukrainians will show up to mark their opposition to the attack.

Earlier on Thursday morning, eggs and tomatoes were thrown at the Russian embassy. Several police patrols were deployed outside the embassies.

Russia launches attack on Ukraine

In the middle of the night, around 4 AM Norwegian time, in an extraordinary television address, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia was launching a military operation in Ukraine.

Putin announced the attack on Ukraine during an extraordinary session of the UN Security Council.

Ukraine has closed its airspace to civilian flights. CNN journalists report explosions in Kyiv and at least six other Ukrainian cities.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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