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Oleksandr Turchynov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, considers it possible that the joint Belarusian-Russian “Zapad 2017” military exercises could be preparation for an offensive operation by Russia.
He made a statement to this effect during his speech which was broadcast by TV channel 112 Ukraine.
“A group of Russian ground forces is already deployed along the national borders of Ukraine, which includes up to 50,000 soldiers, not counting the …
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that statements by the Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov, regarding the advance of Ukrainian troops to the east of the country indicate Kyiv's reluctance to fulfill the key points of the Minsk agreements.
Earlier Turchynov told the BBC that the main task of the Ukrainian military is now "meter by meter, kilometer by kilometer, while minimizing losses, to move east."
"Mr. Turchynov's statement means that Kyiv …
The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov, said that Ukraine is now restoring its missile shield, which should become a part of a unified system providing security on the European continent. He said this while congratulating the workers of the rocket and space industry with a professional holiday, according to the website of the National Security and Defense Council.
"Thanks to this selfless hard work, Ukraine is confidently asserting itself on the world …
On Tuesday, March 21, Ukraine conducted another test of its new missile, reported the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksandr Turchynov.
"Today, planned launches of Ukrainian missiles were held that were manufactured by the enterprises of Ukroboronprom in the cooperation with the State Space Agency of Ukraine. During the tests, the missile control system was tested, as well as accuracy at maximum range. I want to emphasize that all launches were successful and that …
National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov declared that Ukrainian troops have waited enough months to liberate the Donbas.
According to Secretary, the battles for the Svitlodarsk salient and Avdiivka have shown that the Ukrainian army is stronger than the "hybrid Russian troops".
"With today's balance of forces, we need only a month to completely clear the area of the Donbas," said Turchynov during an interview with Censor.net.
At the same time, the NSDC …
The Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (RNBO), Oleksandr Turchynov, visited the front line in Avdiivka, and instructed the military to prepare for an attack from the separatists, as well as to be prepare for a counterattack, the press service of the RNBO reported.
"The military was tasked with refining the operational plans for the times of the offensive of the Russian hybrid troops while taking into account the preparation for effective counteroffensive steps," …
Ukrainian troops stopped the separatists’ offensive in the Svitlodarsk Bulge and even advanced in the course of the counterattack, as stated by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, who personally visited the forefront of the 54th Brigade.
"A kind of record was established in the quantity of mines and mortar shells fired at our positions situated in the Svitlodarsk Bulge: more than 800 over these 24 hours," the Secretary said.
He noted, " …
Ukraine is creating both military missile systems and rockets for peaceful space exploration, regaining its position in the sphere of rocket development. This was announced by the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, Oleksandr Turchynov.
“A few weeks ago, we reported on the successful launches of Ukrainian missiles at a test military site. On the 18th of October at 2:45am, a successful launch of the upgraded Antares-230 medium-class carrier rocket, …
During the celebrations of both Pokrov (the Protection of Our Most Holy Lady and Ever-Virgin Mary) religious holiday and Defender of Ukraine Day, which fell on the same day this year, the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Olexandr Turchynov, stated that the Ukrainian army is now becoming one of the strongest in Europe.
Turchynov stated that the celebration of Defender Day occurring at the same time as Pokrov was symbolic.
"It is no coincidence, the Cossacks at …
Russia is continuing to use the occupied territory of the Donbas to test new weapons during the ongoing conflict. The press service of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine reported that this was said by its Secretary, Oleksandr Turchynov.
According to Turchynov, Russian forces in the Donbas are testing new models of weapons and military equipment.
“In July, we witnessed the attacks on our troops with the new Russian mortar KM-8 Gran system, which has guided 120-millimeter …