The website of the Ukrainian Embassy in London is currently down – meaning Britons cannot use it to apply to join foreign legions.
A message pops up for anyone trying to log in to the site saying “unreachable”.
Foreign citizens willing to take up arms and join the fight on the front line is being encouraged contact the Ukrainian embassy.
Heads of the Ukrainian government, including President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, appealed to foreign friends to help join the war.
“Together we defeated Hitler, and we will also defeat Putin,” Kuleba said.
“Foreigners who are ready to defend Ukraine and the world order as part of the International Corps for the Defense of Ukraine’s Territories, I invite you to contact Ukraine’s foreign diplomatic missions in the respective countries. your response.”
And President Zelensky also urged anyone who has fled the country to come back and fight.
It comes after five days of war on the front lines between the armies of Putin’s bullies and the heroic Ukrainian army – as reports also abound of a “cyber war”.
Six Russian Government websites were down Saturday night, including the official Kremlin site.
The websites of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Security Service and Cabinet of Ministers of Russia have all been suspended.
About four days before Putin officially declared war on Ukraine, Interior Minister Priti Patel warned the government would see “Cyber attack aimed at the West” as the crisis deepened.
Companies and public services have been advised to take “pre-emptive measures” to defend themselves against an attack.
Write in walkie talkieLindy Cameron, head of GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), warned of a “high-level cyber threat” and added: “Cyberattacks do not respect geographic boundaries.”
The reason behind the UK embassy outage in Ukraine is unknown.
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