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Ukraine prepares new military brigades, some will be deployed to defend Kyiv - General Pavliuk

10 May, 2024 Friday
17:55

The critical phase of the war will come in the next two months. Therefore, Ukraine's main task now is to train ten new brigades to prepare for the Russian offensive

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Army Commander Oleksandr Pavliuk said this in an interview with The Economist.

According to him, the main problem now is equipment, not people. Ukraine desperately needs artillery and armored vehicles and hopes for help from the West.

According to the general, part of the new forces will be deployed to defend the capital, as in two and a half years the Russians have not given up their ambitions to capture Kyiv.

“Defending Kyiv remains one of our main concerns, no matter how tough it is in the east. It is the heart of Ukraine, and we know the key role defense of the capital will play in the future,” he said.

  • According to the Ministry of Defense, at around 5 a.m., Russia tried to break through the Ukrainian defense in the Kharkiv region.
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