Partisans will be trained in Ukraine to organize repelling the "offensive" of the Russian army
Ukraine begins training a partisan resistance movement. According to the commander of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Grigory Galagan, the country must be ready for the invasion of the Russian army.
The resistance movement will be created throughout the country, and not only in the regions and districts bordering on Russia. The organization of future resistance is entrusted to the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, it is the Ukrainian MTR that will be responsible for the preparation of territorial defense in accordance with the law "On the Foundations of National Resistance" adopted in July this year.
According to Galagan, the population of Ukraine should be ready for the invasion of the Russian army, and it will follow in any case, he is sure. He did not disclose the details of the organization of the "resistance movement", declaring the confidentiality of information, but stressed that the movement's fighters would be trained not only for organizing resistance in the "occupied territories", but also for all regions of Ukraine, and there are almost 130 of them.
The new law, implying the organization of resistance to the "Russian invasion", the President of Ukraine Zelensky signed on July 29 this year. According to the document, the MTR of Ukraine must prepare Ukrainian citizens to "resist the aggressor" by organizing a partisan movement based on territorial defense detachments.
As previously reported, from January 1, 2022, the number of the Special Operations Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will increase by 1 thousand people. This is done specifically for the formation of partisan detachments of resistance forces.
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