Ukrainian troops are preparing for a new possible offensive with territory of Belarus Russian troops in February 2023. This was stated by the commander of the Ukrainian Operational Command South, Major General Andrey Kovalchuk.

“We are considering a possible offensive from Belarus at the end of February, possibly later. We are preparing for this. We are looking at where they are accumulating forces and means,” he said in an interview. sky news.

The general announced the preparation by Ukrainian units of separate areas for defense, as well as the mining of territories.

“We need more collective weapons – not an assault rifle, but a machine gun, not a projectile, but a cluster munition … We are sure that our partners will help us with this – those who want us to win. We need both tanks and planes. We we also need a reliable air defense system with an efficiency of at least 95%,” Kovalchuk said.

He expressed confidence that Ukraine would be able to recapture the entire territory, including Crimea. The only question is time.

Author Elvira Makhmutova

Elvira Makhmutova is a journalist, correspondent for the news service Pravda.Ru

Curator Alexander Artamonov

Alexander Artamonov – military observer, editor of the French version, host of reviews “Control shot” – on the channel of the Pravda.Ru media holding