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Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Zaluzhny said that he had no doubts about the new offensive of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on Kyiv

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Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Zaluzhny said that he had no doubts about the new offensive of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on Kyiv

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny gave a lengthy interview to the British magazine The Economist. The conversation turned out to be so lengthy that the publication decided to publish only the main thing from what the Ukrainian military leader said.


In particular, Zaluzhny expressed confidence that the command of the RF Armed Forces was planning a new offensive against Kyiv. According to him, Russia has reserves of 1,2-1,5 million people who can be involved in the Ukrainian front. The Commander-in-Chief believes that the mobilization that took place in Russia "worked", and Russian soldiers are ready to fight on the orders of their Supreme Commander-in-Chief. According to him, “somewhere beyond the Urals” the Russian army is building up its forces.

I was learning history two Chechen wars - it was the same. They may not be as well equipped, but they are still a problem for us.

- Complained the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Speaking about a possible attack on the Crimea, Zaluzhny said that first it was necessary to overcome 84 km to Melitopol. The capture of this city will allow the Armed Forces of Ukraine to take full fire control of the land corridor to the Crimea, firing from the same HIMARS. But bad luck, the commander-in-chief complained, the Ukrainian army does not have enough resources for such a large-scale offensive. According to his calculations, in order to implement the plan to return the territories under the control of the RF Armed Forces, Kyiv needs at least 300 tanks, 600 - 700 infantry fighting vehicles and 500 howitzers. And it would not hurt to multiply the supply of ammunition, the consumption is too high, the commander-in-chief complains.

Then, I think, it is quite possible to reach the borders on February 23

- the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine dreamed, refusing to answer the question of a journalist whether the allies are holding back the Kiev leadership from an attack on the Crimea.

The commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine called the situation on the Donbass front difficult, but, of course, "strategically hopeless for the Russian army." At the same time, Zaluzhny believes that the Russian command is deliberately stretching the front line in order to prevent the Ukrainian military from concentrating forces for the offensive by attacks in different sectors, and still implementing the strategy of depleting the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian military leader admitted that without strengthening the air defense system of Ukraine, the energy system of Ukraine could be completely destroyed. According to him, the situation is balancing on the brink. And such a scenario of the development of events may affect the morale of the soldiers:

If the power grid is destroyed, then the soldiers' wives and children begin to freeze. And such a scenario is possible. What mood will the fighters be in, can you imagine? Can we talk about the preparation of reserves for the continuation of hostilities without water, light and heat?

It is noteworthy that almost half of the part of the interview published by the magazine is not at all devoted to an analysis of the military campaign in Ukraine. Zaluzhny talks a lot and willingly about himself personally and even philosophizes. Apparently, by creating the image of a sort of "simple military man with a difficult fate," Zaluzhny expects to arouse sympathy among Western society. Then, you see, hundreds of units of military equipment will be delivered quickly, air defense will be given and aircraft to boot.
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  1. rocket757
    rocket757 15 December 2022 18: 29
    +4
    Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Zaluzhny said that he had no doubts about the new offensive of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on Kyiv
    . He blabbed out without measure ... this is bzh well, for good reason!
    1. dmi.pris1
      dmi.pris1 15 December 2022 18: 35
      +4
      Is he aiming for Zely’s place? Usually the Commanders-in-Chief, people are not public. And silent. This one jumps like a louse on a comb
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 15 December 2022 20: 22
        0
        He wants, he really wants ... and he was encouraged by the concrete guys, this is generally a sure thing.
      2. Kotov_Oleg
        Kotov_Oleg 15 December 2022 23: 32
        +1
        I would not call Zaluzhny a louse. Whether we like it or not, the fact that the Armed Forces of Ukraine under the leadership of Zaluzhny surprised the world and forced our armed forces to reckon with them is already an indisputable fact. It is dangerous to underestimate such an adversary.
        1. Alexey G
          Alexey G 16 December 2022 01: 57
          +4
          The Armed Forces of Ukraine under the leadership of Zaluzhny surprised the world and forced our armed forces

          Comrade, do not exaggerate! It is very difficult to evaluate Zalugny, but I think that he is quite an ordinary boss. All decisions on the conduct of hostilities are not made by him. For this "grandmaster" the foreign headquarters thinks, relying not on him, but on their intelligence, and Zalugny wages war not with his own, but with foreign weapons!
          Therefore, his eyes and brains and hands are alien to him! And therefore, oh, he didn’t force us to leave the territory ... but judging by his current words, the cat is crying and asking for help again, because Zaluchny can’t go to the meadow without tanks and cartridges, but there aren’t any of his own in Ukraine!
          And then tell me why I will respect him and others like him??? Without billions of dollars of help from outside, Ukraine is an inflated balloon! Both I and you know about it. They even train their soldiers there! Not in Kukarina, but THERE...for Ukraine does not have its own decent military schools.
          They don't even have their own identity. I mine! They are Europe! That is, people without a face and gender!
          Conclusion: behind the mask of Luzhny sits the ass of Millet and Austin .... And so far they have outplayed us, but this is for now. We're just getting started, and the meadow figured it out...
          About the Urals, it’s not in vain, believe me, and about the attack on Kyuv, it’s also not in vain. That's what he has so it's Khokhlyatskaya chuyka, with his greasy ass he smells a Russian bayonet sharp and cold!
          1. Andrei Nikolaevich
            Andrei Nikolaevich 16 December 2022 06: 39
            +1
            Khokhlatskaya chuyka is their own, dear, suffered through centuries. The ability to betray, knock, get out of a difficult situation.
    2. Argon
      Argon 15 December 2022 18: 36
      +1
      In in. Couldn't he just take and lay out all the weak points?!. Isn't it a bush of thorns or is it like we know our weaknesses and are ready?
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 15 December 2022 20: 24
        +1
        Another cunning ... after all, he does not lose anything, in any case, but he can gain.
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  3. tihonmarine
    tihonmarine 15 December 2022 18: 35
    +11
    In particular, Zaluzhny expressed confidence that the command of the RF Armed Forces was planning a new offensive against Kyiv.

    "Run Valera, run! Run somewhere to the Comoros, otherwise it's not even an hour, you'll get a bad photo:
    1. Machito
      Machito 15 December 2022 19: 35
      +2
      It is necessary to judge in Slavyansk, and hang on Karachun-mountain. am
  4. Former soldier
    Former soldier 15 December 2022 18: 45
    +3
    I think that it is high time to put something heavy on the viper in the form of the General Staff of Ukraine in order to reduce their talkativeness and unreasonable arrogance. It seems to me that such a possibility exists.
    1. Argon
      Argon 15 December 2022 19: 35
      +2
      Or maybe they are sitting there? Stirlitz for example..
  5. Damir Shamaev
    Damir Shamaev 15 December 2022 18: 51
    +2
    For me, some kind of idiot, he himself says that Russia has huge reserves, which it will throw away, while with its miserable economy and small population compared to our country, he even wants to take away Crimea, and they are right there waiting and waiting. Something he fluffed up completely, there was another Nazi who also wanted to defeat Russia ...
    1. dmi.pris1
      dmi.pris1 15 December 2022 19: 08
      +2
      He complains to the Englishman. Give, give, give!
      1. tihonmarine
        tihonmarine 15 December 2022 20: 44
        +2
        Quote: dmi.pris
        He complains to the Englishman. Give, give, give!

        When Valerik is captured, then he will find out everything from and to and about the bully, and about himself and about his parents and about that - "Oh, why did I come into the world? Oh, why did my mother give birth to me?"
  6. Pivot
    Pivot 15 December 2022 18: 59
    +1
    They all say what their puppeteers have written to them.
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  8. Elephant
    Elephant 15 December 2022 19: 20
    0
    We should soon justify Zaluzhny's expectations and avenge the long-suffering cities of Donbass....
  9. Ryaruav
    Ryaruav 15 December 2022 19: 30
    0
    I think he is certainly not an idiot, but you should not pay attention to his provocative statements
  10. Mother Theresa
    Mother Theresa 15 December 2022 19: 52
    -1
    Well, when your legs will tear off with a cry to the very balls. Tired of waiting.
  11. Roman_vh
    Roman_vh 15 December 2022 20: 03
    0
    Where do they find such faces? Do they have a special casting? Three main types. Drunkard, debil and moral hoopoe. Well, combinatorics is possible.
  12. Arkady007
    Arkady007 15 December 2022 20: 06
    -1
    Well, if Zaluzhny said, then we are waiting for pleasant messages from the front line.
  13. Fangaro
    Fangaro 15 December 2022 21: 01
    -1
    If the enemy screams that he is weak and does not know where to go - get ready for an unexpected attack in an unexpected direction.
  14. Lom_2
    Lom_2 15 December 2022 21: 10
    +1
    It is necessary to attack not on Kyiv, but on Rovno and Ternopil. Thus, we will cut off almost all of Ukraine from the supply of Western weapons.
  15. spectr
    spectr 15 December 2022 22: 11
    0
    They are saving up strength for a strike, no matter how Zaluzhny complains.
    1. agond
      agond 15 December 2022 22: 18
      -1
      It is not at all necessary to storm Kyiv, it is enough just to approach it from the north and take a position, this will immediately cool the desire of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to continue shelling Donetsk and the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant
  16. iouris
    iouris 16 December 2022 02: 22
    +1
    Looking at this muzzle of the face, one cannot imagine even a shadow of doubt on it. The question is: why the heck to propagate the statements of war criminals and the enemy? He is not a subject of politics, but a gear. Combat propaganda positions are thrown in. The enemy is destroying our rear.
  17. Andrei Nikolaevich
    Andrei Nikolaevich 17 December 2022 06: 23
    +1
    You can immediately see the Ukrainian military. They look alike. The appearance of a rural lad, with seeds.
  18. Prokop_Pork
    Prokop_Pork 17 December 2022 08: 41
    0
    Natural blizzard. Reserves beyond the Urals, a hopeless situation in the Donbass, but ready to attack Kyiv...
  19. zontov79
    zontov79 17 December 2022 08: 47
    0
    It's time to put this boar and green bean under the knife with him. I don't understand why we are still fussing with him and with the green bean!!