Russia set to complete formation of offensive groupings on Ukraine border – Muzhenko

14:20, 06 March 2019
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Chief of the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces Gen. Viktor Muzhenko has announced that Russia is completing the formation of its strike force on the border with Ukraine, which together with special-operations units will form the base for the Kremlin's invasion fist.

"Russia is completing the formation of the strike groupings on borders with Ukraine, which, jointly with spec-ops units – according to the Kremlin strategists – will form the base of their invasion forces," he said on March 3 at a meeting with representatives of the military diplomatic corps accredited in Ukraine.

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"In today's geopolitical realities, we predict military threats in three of four geographical areas: north, east, and south," the military official said.

"High mobility, adaptability and autonomy of our troops together with the 'homeland' factor are our strategic advantages over the occupying forces," he added.

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