Members of the group “Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians and Serbs Against the War” gather to stage a protest for support of Ukraine next to the hotel “Moscow” in Belgrade, Serbia .
A group of people gathered in the Serbian capital on Sunday, June 12, in protest against the ongoing Russian war in Ukraine.
Protesters carried banners and chanted slogans against Russian military operation.
Serbia, which is almost entirely dependent on Russian gas and oil, has faced growing pressure for its neutrality and reluctance to sanction Moscow.
European leaders urged the country to end its balancing act between the EU and Moscow..
Over 4,000 civilians have been killed in Ukraine, including at least 1,075 women and 100 girls, while over 14 million people have been forced to flee their homes since Russia began a war on its neighbor on Feb. 24, the UN estimates.
According to the UN’s child fund, two children are killed every day in the war.
Approximately 15.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the country.