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 Ukrainian Army will not allow Russian military conduct blitzkrieg or large-scale assault, - Defense Minister Poltorak

Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak is skeptical of possible blitzkrieg or a large-scale offensive by the Russian Federation.

As informed by Censor.NET citing 112 Ukraine TV channel , he said this to journalists on the sidelines of the 12th international economic forum Yalta European Strategy.

According to the minister, there are about 9,000 Russian military in the Donbas, and 50 to 55 thousand more are redeployed near the border.

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"Of course, this is enough people to launch a large-scale offensive. But the readiness of the Ukrainian Army as of today, I am sure, will not allow the possibility of a blitzkrieg or successful large-scale offensive," Poltorak said.



 
 
 
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