KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Human Rights and Peace Society activities staged a demonstration outside the Russian Embassy in Baluwatar on Wednesday against the start of an invasion of Ukraine by Russia.
The protestors carried placards urging the giant nation to avoid a war at all costs.
Tensions have grown recently in Ukraine after a possible chance of an invasion from Russia. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a notice urging Nepalis in Ukraine to return to Nepal unless it is absolutely necessary to remain in the tense region.
Here are some pictures taken by Republica Photojournalist Bijaya Rai outside the Russian Embassy in Kathmandu.