Contents tagged with Reznikov

  • Reznikov: balance of power in the war has changed in favor of Ukrainian Forces

    The Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, said that the balance of power at the front has changed in favor of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Russia is doomed to be defeated in this war. However, he warned that a difficult period awaits Ukrainians ahead.

    "The enemy is resorting to terror to trigger a humanitarian crisis. But the balance has already changed. Russia is doomed to lose. Ukraine will win. We are working to ensure that the world perceives the Ukrainian vision of victory, and …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russians are ready to surrender Kherson

    Russians can make another "gesture of goodwill" and leave the right bank of the Dnieper in the temporarily occupied Kherson region, said the Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksiy Reznikov, during a briefing.

    According to him, any reports coming from Russians about Kherson can be a part of the information operation. He noted that the Ukrainian leadership closely monitors all statements of the enemy and recommended trusting Ukrainian official sources.

    "Russians have a habit of "acts of goodwill". …

  • Defense Minister Reznikov: advance of Ukrainian troops in Kherson region has been slowed down by bad weather

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that rainy weather slowed down the advance of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Kherson region, but Ukrainian troops are successfully using “small steps” tactics.

    "In the south, we are also continuing the counter-offensive campaign. Right now, the weather conditions – I mean the rain. This slowed us down a little,” said the Ukrainian Defense Minister in an interview with the Fox News.

    Reznikov pointed out that all the bridges in the Kherson …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russia has attempted to purchase large shipment of body armor and winter uniforms through Turkey

    The Russian Federation tried to order through third countries 200 thousand sets of body armor and 500 thousand sets of winter uniforms, said the Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov at a press conference.

    "We have accurate information from our partners in Turkey that the Russians tried to order 200,000 sets of body armor and 500,000 sets of winter clothes through third countries. That means they are having trouble with it. By the way, the Turkish partners refused them," the Minister …

  • Ukraine receives first 3 Gepard air defense systems from Germany

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that Ukraine received from Germany self-propelled anti-aircraft systems Gepard and several thousand pieces of ammunition for them. There will be only three of them in service with the Armed Forces of Ukraine, but in total Berlin promised to deliver 15 self-propelled systems, said Reznikov.

    "Today, the first three Gepards have officially arrived. We have also received several thousands of cartridges for these anti-aircraft systems. We expect 15 …

  • Kyiv invites Western weapons manufactures to test their new products in Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov invited Western defense companies to test new weapons in Ukraine.

    Reznikov said that Kyiv is interested in using modern combat systems against the enemy, so it invites arms manufacturers to test their new products in Ukraine. According to Reznikov, such cooperation would be beneficial for everyone.

    "A lot of weapons are tested in the field in real combat conditions against the Russian army, which has many of its own modern systems. We share all the …

  • President Zelensky orders Ukrainian military to liberate southern regions of Ukraine

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine received an order to regain control the south of the country. To implement this task, according to him, the Ukrainian command has about a million fighters.

    "The President has ordered the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to develop a plan," said Oleksiy Reznikov in an interview with the British newspaper The Times. "After that, the General Staff should do their job and tell us that what we need to …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Kyiv receives M109 self-propelled howitzers from U.S.

    Ukraine has already received self-propelled artillery systems M109. Also, three other types of 155-mm artillery are already working on the front line, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

    "Three types of 155-mm artillery are already successfully operating on the front line - the M777 howitzer, the FH70 howitzer, the CAESAR self-propelled gun. It was simply unrealistic to think about it back in March. But today it is already a reality... I am glad to announce the news - the fleet …

  • Ukrainian Defense Minister: Russian troops are in for an unpleasant surprise in the coming days

    New western weapons are being shipped to the Ukrainian military on the front lines, which will be a very unpleasant surprise for the Russian troops, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov.

    The Minister confirmed that Ukraine had received heavy weapons from the Western partners, including long-range artillery of 155mm caliber. According to Reznikov, these weapons will allow the Ukrainian military to carry out artillery strikes on the Russian troops at a long distance, blocking their …

  • Ukraine, U.K. and USA exchange intelligence data on possible Russian attack on Ukraine

    Intelligence services of Ukraine, Great Britain and the United States exchanged information about the buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine, said Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov during a working trip to the Shiroky Lan training ground in the Mykolaiv region.

    "I had two important meetings – with the British  Secretary of State for Defense, Ben Wallace, and the US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin. We had serious conversations where we clearly compared the facts that our and their …