At least seven people have been found dead and Nineteen missing after Russian forces launched a major military assault on Ukraine.

According to Ukranian police, the attack involves missile strikes and explosions in major cities and bombing by Russian forces.

An attack on a military unit in Podilsk, outside Odessa killed six people and wounded seven, officials revealed.

In response to the development, Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that Moscow’s response will be “instant” if anyone tries to take on Russia.Breaking