This morning, Russian forces fired missiles at several Ukrainian cities and landed troops on its south coast, officials and media said, after President Vladimir Putin authorized what he called a special military operation in the east. US and the world would impose sanctions on Russia, but that will not replace suffering and loss of lives. When would we become proactive? Earlier, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky expressed discomfort on US President Joe Biden’s comment ‘minor incursion’ on the issue. This morning he has imposed martial law in Ukraine.