Continuing his televised statement, Johnson describes the Russian attack as a “hideous and barbaric venture of Putin” which “must end in failure”.
He says Putin has brought “a tidal wave of violence” to Ukraine.
Directly addressing Russians, Johnson says he can’t believe this is being done “in your name” or believe that Russian want a “pariah status” for their country.
Addressing Ukrainians directly, Johnson says: “We’re with you, we’re praying for you and your families.”
He said he knows the flame of freedom will “blaze bright again” in Ukraine. “I don’t believe the Russian dictator will subdue the national feeling of Ukranians”.