Kyiv is preparing for a new major offensive by Russian troops from the north. For this Vladimir Putin may announce a full mobilization in the country, does not rule out the commander of the Operational Command “South” General Andrey Kovalchuk. He warns that the Armed Forces of Ukraine are ready to repel the attacks of 300 thousand people mobilized in the summer.

“We mined certain areas and prepared reliable defenses in certain areas. It will no longer be the case that they will simply enter, as it was on February 24,” the general said in an interview with the publication. sky news.

In connection with his concerns, Kovalchuk believes that Putin may sign an order for full mobilization in Russia, as the special operation is dragging on.

“I think Putin is thinking about it. And we cannot rule out such an option. We must be ready for this,” the general believes.

He noted that if such a scenario becomes a reality, then Ukraine will be able to cope with offensivebut Western partners must provide forces and means for this, “to stop not an army of 300,000 people, but an army of a million“.

Author Inna Vinnikova

Inna Vinnikova – 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