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 Military Prosecutor Matios: We have Soviet era military regulations in force. Updates to be introduced

Military Prosecutor's Office is developing urgent updates to the military regulations of Ukraine, in force since the Soviet era.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainska Pravda, this was announced by the Chief Military Prosecutor Anatolii Matios. "I have no doubts that a package of documents aimed to introduce amendments to the military regulations, which should be urgently developed, voted in the Verkhovna Rada and enacted by decrees of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, will be filed in the coming days to the president Petro Poroshenko, as well as to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council," he said.

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According to Matios, waging war in Ukraine, Russia uses a hybrid war doctrine developed in 2012-2013. While Ukrainian armed forces still have to use military regulations from the Soviet era dated 1983 with only some changes introduced in 2005.

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In this regard, according to experts, ATO forces had difficulties in resisting a new military strategy of the Russian Federation. As an example, Matios recalled a situation back in August 2014 during Russia's invasion of Ukraine, where Russian troops "acted in a direction different from that of illegal armed groups in order to avoid mutual contact and puzzle Ukrainian military."
 
 
 
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