"We have information that there is record number of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation near the Ukrainian border. Moreover, we receive this information not only from our own sources -the United States, NATO, and EU also confirm this. We have information on the possible main directions of the assaults as well. We are regularly conducting headquarters exercise, which virtually every detachment located in the ATO area has access to. We ought to protect the country because we have a completely different Army than a year ago. We are ready to give a fitting rebuff to the aggression against our country," he said.