Putin planned to launch large-scale offensive, split Ukraine "along the Dnipro River" by 2020, general claimsAnother military escalation had allegedly been scheduled for this spring.
15:00, 28 May 2020
The ex-deputy chief of the General Staff said that, even in 2014, Putin's entourage incited him to launch a full-blown attack on Ukraine.
20:30, 18 September 2019
Romanenko says it is necessary to conduct an all-for-all swap and hold further talks on Donbas' future.
11:06, 06 May 2019
Despite the readiness for the offensive, the Russians still consider it inexpedient.
16:41, 20 April 2019
Romanenko, former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said Ukraine will not "sit idle" and will "defend their positions" if necessary.
12:26, 23 November 2018
High-ranking Ukrainian army officer predicts next steps to be taken by Putin to gain control of UkraineFor now, given the economic and financial resources of Russia, the Kremlin still prefers to achieve its goals politically, the expert said.
12:29, 09 October 2018
<p>A Ukrainian military expert, Candidate of Military Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor, former deputy chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Ihor Romanenko says Russian President Vladimir Putin, who on Thursday declared readiness to return military equipment from the occupied Crimea to Ukraine, wants to present himself as a peacemaker and improve his international image.</p>
16:00, 12 January 2018