French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told the UN General Assembly that Russia's invasion of Ukraine harked back to an age of imperialism. "What we have witnessed since February 24 is a return to the age of imperialism and colonies. France refuses this and will work persistently for peace," he told the UN General Assembly.
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Russian forces have invaded Ukraine from land, air and sea with strikes causing widespread damage. Global leaders have condemned the move and imposed sanctions.
Russia has been hit by global sanctions following President Vladimir Putin's decision to invade Ukraine.