Ukrainian military leader – Army and other troops 100% ready to repel aggression – UNIAN
Khomchak says the Ukrainian army has seven years of active combat experience.
Khomchak says Ukrainian army has seven years of active combat experience / Photo by UNIAN
The Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Colonel General Ruslan Khomchak, said the Ukrainian Armed Forces and other defense forces were 100% ready to repel the armed aggression.
“Militarily, the Ukrainian Armed Forces, other components of the security and defense sector are ready to repel armed aggression today. I can say with certainty that they are 100% ready. this table, we cannot predict today how it will happen. be when the battle, the aggression begins. We can only see it during the battle, during the aggression “, he declared during the All-Ukrainian forum “Ukraine 30. National Security” in the capital Kiev, reported a correspondent of UNIAN.
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Russian military reinforcement along Ukrainian borders in occupied Crimea
- On March 30, 2021, the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Colonel General Ruslan Khomchak, said that Russia had deployed 28 battalion tactical groups along Ukraine’s border and in the temporarily occupied territories. It is also said that he plans to bring in up to 25 battle groups of battalions under the guise of preparations for military exercises.
- Fifteen warships of the Russian Caspian Sea flotilla entered the Black Sea.
- Russia also moved Su-25SM3 fighter jets from Stavropol Krai (territory) to occupied Crimea.
- On April 22, 2021, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu declared that his country would begin the withdrawal of troops, who had participated in military exercises in occupied Crimea and near the borders of Ukraine, to their permanent bases in the districts military south and west.
- On May 6, 2021, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky declared that the Russian Federation had withdrawn only 3,500 troops from occupied Crimea out of tens of thousands of military personnel deployed on the borders and in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine.
- In addition, on April 24, 2021, the Russian Federation closed several areas of the Black Sea near occupied Crimea to foreign warships and government ships. The restriction will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. local time on April 24 to 9:00 p.m. local time on October 31, 2021.