Ukraine vs Russia — UK Warns Citizens to Leave Russia

UK Prime Minister

Amidst the on-going crises between Russia and Ukraine, which escalated on Thursday last week, when Russian troops invaded Ukraine, the United Kingdom has asked its citizens visiting or residing in Russia to leave the country while they still can.


The announcement was made on Saturday, directing British nationals to consider leaving Russia if their presence is not essential. This is similar announcement weeks ago before invasion started


It is worth mentioning that in previous announcement, the British government warned citizens not to expect any military evacuation if the situation escalates, so it will be safe to assume that the same still applied when they UK warned advised her citizens to leave Russia. 



The Foreign Office website said;

“If your presence in Russia is not essential, we strongly advise that you consider leaving by remaining commercial routes,”




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