Was it illegal for Russia to invade Ukraine in February 2022?

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Feb 28, 22

Russia violated the UN charter when it invaded Ukraine and used armed forces against the military establishments of Ukraine.

Russia likely violated Article 2 of the UN charter by invading Ukraine. Article 2 recognises the sovereign equality of all member states. Further, it prohibits UN members from using force against the territorial integrity or political independence of a member state.