(The hill) – Ukraine’s official Twitter account sent a call on Thursday to remove Russia’s official Twitter account from the platform.
“There is no place for an aggressor like Russia on Western social networks,” he added on Twitter. “They should not be allowed to use these platforms to promote their image by brutally killing the Ukrainian people @TwitterSupport.”
Ukraine’s public call to remove Russia from Twitter came after a wave of tweets about the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine on Thursday morning.
Ukrainian account wrote in a tweet in the early hours: “#RussiaInvadedUkraineUkraine” Today, February 24 at 5 am, the armed forces of the Russian Federation attacked Ukraine. #StayWithUkraine, follow the updates of official sources and channels of Ukraine in English and support Ukraine in its struggle for freedom and democracy in Europe.
The tweets also contained the hashtags #StopRussianAggression and #Ukraine under attack.
Ukraine’s account called on social network users to use their platforms to support Ukraine and combat misinformation.
The so-called “L / DNR” in eastern Ukraine is not a “self-proclaimed republic”; or “breakaway regions” are Russian puppet republics, “the page adds. “The occupying forces are not ‘Russian-backed separatists’ or ‘rebels,’ they are trusted, Russian-led and Russian-funded forces.”
“Russia has launched a new wave of aggression against Ukraine” Ukrainian account wroteurging Twitter users to side with Ukraine against the actions of the Russian government. “Wherever you are, whatever you do, now you can help Ukraine. You can help Ukraine against Russian aggression. “
The official Russian Twitter account has not been posted on the platform since the invasion began.