The Ukrainian army was getting ready for the worst-case state of affairs however hoped that Russia would launch an offensive solely from the briefly occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk areas.
“We thought and hoped that the enemy would begin its energetic hostilities from the occupied territory of Luhansk and Donetsk areas, disguised as models of unlawful armed formations of ‘DPR/LPR’, largely by the forces of seconded, volunteers, mercenaries and partially common troops, maybe with the help of long-range a number of rocket launchers and plane,” Commander of Operational and Tactical Group “North”, Brigadier Common, Hero of Ukraine Dmytro Krasylnykov stated, Ukrinform reviews with regards to the Common Workers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Based on him, the army believed that the enemy wouldn’t resort to large-scale aggression on all fronts.
“We hoped for the very best, however we have been getting ready for the worst,” he stated.
Krasylnykov additionally famous that the transition to energetic hostilities was not sudden for the Operational and Tactical Group “North”; the army was prepared, the models have been in fight positions, the artillery was within the ready areas. He famous that the Ukrainian defenders managed to inflict severe losses on the enemy in the course of the combating.
On February 24, Russian president Vladimir Putin introduced the start of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops shell and destroy key infrastructure amenities, massively fireplace on residential areas of Ukrainian cities, cities, and villages utilizing artillery, MLRS, and ballistic missiles.