Contents tagged with Khomchak

  • Kyiv: Russia is amassing troops on Ukrainian border

    Russia is amassing its troop along Ukrainian border in the north, east and south, said the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak during a speech in the Parliament.

    According to him, Russia is increasing the number of troops in the Bryansk, Voronezh regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. At the same time, it is expected that Russia will have up to 25 battalion tactical groups in addition to troops and weapons that had have been already deployed. This poses a …

  • Ukrainian Army Commander: It would be easier if we were given command to attack in Donbas

    The Ukrainian government wants to regain control of the Donbas, and in these conditions, it would be easier for the military if they received an order to attack, said Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Ruslan Khomchak in an interview with Obozrevatel.

    Khomchak believes, there is currently a question whether Ukrainian society is ready for active actions of its army in the Donbas.

    "In 2014, mobilization was a dissonance for an ordinary Ukrainian. Everyone was screaming that they …

  • Kyiv: probability of isolated fighting in Donbas still remains

    A full and comprehensive ceasefire has been in place in Donbas since July 27, but the likelihood that isolated fighting may resume still remains, stated the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Colonel-General Ruslan Khomchak, during the meeting of the commanders of the armed forces of the Visegrad Group, which was held in Warsaw.

    "There is a full and comprehensive ceasefire along the line of demarcation in the Donbas. Its introduction has significantly reduced the enemy's fire …

  • Zelensky replaces Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

    President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky signed two decrees, one dismissing Viktor Muzhenko from the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the second appointing Ruslan Khomchak to the post, as reported by the president’s press service.

    “Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky appointed Lieutenant-General Ruslan Khomchak as Chief of the General Staff - Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” according to the statement.

    Victor Muzhenko assumed the post of …