Photos from The world shows its support for Ukraine during protests around the world

Around the world, nations showed their support for Ukraine as thousands turned out over the weekend to protest the Russian invasion.

In Russia, from Moscow to Siberia, Russian anti-war activists took to the streets again on Sunday to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine, despite the arrest of hundreds of protesters each day by police.

According to rights group OVD-Info which tracks political arrests, police arrested at least 2,710 Russians in 51 cities for anti-war protests on Sunday, bringing the total of those detained for four days to nearly 6,000. .

Four days into the fighting that left dozens dead, Putin dramatically raised the stakes on Sunday, ordering Russia’s nuclear forces to be on high alert, citing Western countries “taking hostile action against our country in the economic sphere” and “senior officials of the main NATO members have made aggressive statements regarding our country.

Police detain a protester during an action against Russia’s attack on Ukraine in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. Protests against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine resumed on Sunday, people took to the streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg. and other Russian cities for the third day in a row despite mass arrests. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
LONDON, UK – FEBRUARY 26: A protester wearing face paint in the colors of the Ukrainian flag is seen during a demonstration in support of Ukraine in Trafalgar Square on February 27, 2022 in London, England. Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has left dozens dead and sparked a wave of protests across Europe. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Protesters wave a Ukrainian flag in front of the Georgian parliament during an action against Russia’s attack on Ukraine in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. Street fighting broke out in the second-largest city of Ukraine and Russian troops have pressed strategic ports in the south of the country as the prospect of peace talks remains uncertain. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
Protesters from Ukraine, living in Cyprus, hold placards during a protest at Eleptheria, Liberty, Square in central Nicosia, Cyprus, Sunday, February 27, 2022. Street fighting broke out in Cyprus’s second largest city Ukraine and Russian troops have squeezed strategic ports in the south of the country as the prospect of peace talks remains uncertain. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Protesters display a heart made of balloons in the colors of Ukrainian flags as they march during a rally in support of Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Members of the anti-war organization ‘Women in Black’ take part in a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine outside the Russian Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday, February 27, 2022. Street fights have erupted in the second-largest city and Russian troops have squeezed strategic ports in the south of the country as the prospect of peace talks remains uncertain. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
A Ukrainian protester holds a sign during a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022. Ukrainians in the United States pray for friends and family, donate money and supplies and attend demonstrations. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Demonstrators hold signs and Ukrainian flags during a demonstration in London’s Trafalgar Square, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. A Ukrainian official said street fighting broke out in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. Russian troops also exerted increasing pressure on strategic ports in the country’s south following a wave of attacks on airfields and fuel facilities elsewhere that appeared to mark a new phase in the Russian invasion. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
People take part in a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine outside the White House in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Protesters display signs as they march during a rally in support of Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
A woman holds a sign during a rally in Times Square to denounce the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Saturday, February 26, 2022 in New York City. (AP Photo/Brittany Newman)
Protesters gather during a rally against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in central Syntagma Square, Athens, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Women take part in a protest against the Russian invasion of Ukraine outside the Russian embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. Ukrainian authorities say Russian troops have entered the second-largest city in Ukraine, Kharkiv, and fighting is going on. in the streets. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 27: People take part in a pro-Ukrainian protest in Lafayette Park near the White House on February 27, 2022 in Washington, DC. Many U.S. cities attended rallies in support of Ukraine over the weekend as the invasion by Russian forces continues. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
Ukrainian flags flutter in Trafalgar Square as people descend to watch a protest, in London, Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022. A Ukrainian official said street fighting broke out in Ukraine’s second-largest city, Kharkiv. Russian troops also exerted increasing pressure on strategic ports in the country’s south following a wave of attacks on airfields and fuel facilities elsewhere that appeared to mark a new phase in the Russian invasion. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

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