UK summons Russian ambassador and promises to impose "severe sanctions"
Britain has summoned its Russian ambassador as the UK's foreign secretary warned that "severe sanctions" will be imposed on Moscow for its "illegal, unprovoked invasion of Ukraine."
"I have summoned the Russian ambassador to meet me and explain Russia’s illegal, unprovoked invasion of Ukraine," Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said in a tweet Thursday.
Truss warned that the UK will be "imposing severe sanctions and rallying countries in support of Ukraine."
Coming up: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to address the nation soon.