Putin declares martial law in occupied parts of Ukraine. What it means?
Putin also imposed higher security in six regions of Russia near the Ukraine border, as well as Crimea, which he annexed in 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday declared martial law in the four regions of Ukraine that Moscow annexed and given additional emergency powers to the heads of all regions of Russia.
Putin's order came on the day that Russian-installed officials in Kherson told civilians to leave some areas as soon as possible in anticipation of an imminent Ukrainian attack.
(With inputs from agencies)
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