At 5:30 on February 24, 2022, martial law was imposed in Ukraine for a period of 30 days. This decision was made in connection with the military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and on the basis of the proposal of the National Security and Defense Council and in accordance with Ukrainian law.
Adviser to the Head of the President’s Office Mykhailo Podoliak:
President Volodymyr Zelensky immediately convened the Military Cabinet and the National Security and Defense Council. All the necessary decisions were made in terms of the logistics of the counter-operation against the armed forces of the Russian Federation, and martial law was imposed in Ukraine. These are concrete actions to protect our territorial integrity.
Source: Armed Forces of Ukraine