January 8, 2023, 06:49 – Public News Service – OSN

Commander of the Defense Forces Kyiv Oleksandr Pavlyuk stated that Ukrainian the military is ready to defend the city, a layered defense has been built around the capital. This is reported by “Military Review”.

Pavlyuk stressed that several lines of defense with a total length of over a thousand kilometers have been created around Kyiv. According to him, measures were taken to close the capital from the side of the Republic of Belarus, this direction was named a priority because of the short distance to the border.

“We are considering possible options for aggression in the coming months. But for this, it is necessary to transfer the appropriate forces and means, which are now being restored by Russia at their training grounds. So far, we do not see such intentions, but we are preparing for them, ”summed up the commander of the Kyiv defense forces.

A special military operation continues on the current and former territories of Ukraine from February 24, 2022. The main tasks of the SVO are the demilitarization and denazification of the republic.

Earlier, Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov said that Washington would significantly reduce the amount of assistance to the Kyiv regime only if they are convinced of the futility of military support. More on the topic read in material Public news service.