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Ukraine Premier League has been put on hold for at least 30 days after Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

The top-flight league was meant to resume action on Friday after the winter break, but now that has been delayed.

The league confirmed the news via their official website after the introduction of martial law overnight by Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

No doubts will be raised over whether Ukraine’s World Cup play-off match against Scotland in Glasgow on March 24 will take place as planned.

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And the British government have already stated that St Petersburg should be removed as the Champions League final host city on May 28.

Russia president Vladimir Putin has launched an invasion and all-out war on Ukraine with missiles and bombs.

He has sent tanks rolling into the country from over the Belarus border while explosions have occurred around the nation.

It comes after harrowing pictures showed innocent Ukrainians fleeing their country as Putin’s tanks rolled into the besieged nation.

Millions are heading west or taking shelter in metro stations as explosions hit the capital Kyiv and other major cities early on Thursday morning.

Kyiv was rocked by several explosions as dramatic footage showed smoke rising from buildings and loud blasts echoed around the city.

Terrified families took shelter inside subway stations while long queues were seen on platforms.

Couples were sat on their floor with their luggage as they searched for information on their cell phones.

Footage that has been watched more than 25,000 times online shows stranded motorists trying to leave Kyiv as air raid sirens were tested.

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