US envoy to NATO: We expect Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive in the coming weeks

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US envoy to NATO: We expect Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive in the coming weeks

US officials are pushing the Ukrainian army to counteroffensive. After all, the more the Armed Forces of Ukraine lose "oporniks", fortified areas and settlements, as well as equipment and personnel, the more difficult it is for NATO officials in their countries to explain the expediency of further providing military assistance to Ukraine.

In this regard, the statement of US Permanent Representative to NATO Julianne Smith draws special attention to itself. According to Smith, the Ukrainian army prepared for a counteroffensive.



US Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization:

We expect Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive in the coming weeks.

This statement itself sounds not so much as a direct expectation, but as an order for the controlled Kyiv regime to send its troops to conduct an offensive operation.

In this regard, suggestions began to sound again about where the Armed Forces of Ukraine could strike the main blow. Among other things, this is an attempt to break through the line of defense of Russian troops in the Zaporozhye direction, as well as force the Dnieper from Kherson - with the aim of attacking towards Melitopol. Other options for directions are Donetsk, as well as (separately) Rubizhne, Lysichansk and Severodonetsk. Also, some "hot heads" say that the Armed Forces of Ukraine may generally try to break through the border into those subjects of the federation that were such before 2014.

Julianne Smith did not elaborate on what exactly American "expectations" are related to.

Earlier in Kyiv, they made it clear that they were going to postpone the counteroffensive due to muddy dirt roads and fields and "weak provision of Western military equipment." Judging by Ms. Smith's statement, the US does not consider these factors to be a problem.
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  1. +11
    April 3 2023 21: 23
    Here is a ghoul! I could have said more precisely! The number, date, direction of impact, number of troops .... And you, our guys are waiting, they won’t wait ..
    1. 0
      April 4 2023 08: 49
      I could have been more precise!

      Vova, Juliana Smith woman

      This is what she looked like in 2013
      1. fiv
        0
        April 4 2023 19: 07
        And at school, the fizruk told us that the aunt could also be a ghoul.
  2. +7
    April 3 2023 21: 26
    Well, well ... Particular success is expected when crossing the Dnieper under fire and with the participation of the Russian Aerospace Forces at the forefront, where dill does not have S-300
    1. +6
      April 3 2023 22: 51
      ...... we expect that Ukraine will conduct a counteroffensive in the coming weeks.

      After all, we haven’t “started” yet, now I guess when we will “start”.
      1. -1
        April 4 2023 08: 52
        Come on, let them start, "a rare bird will fly to the middle of the Dnieper"
  3. +7
    April 3 2023 21: 30
    Stupid Bandera pigs are driven to slaughter, and they even squeal with ecstasy!
    1. +3
      April 3 2023 22: 00
      Squeal with pleasure. There is generally chaos among their officers. You can’t even call them officers.
      Apparently, the Ze-team mows down to the West, where they love harassment as a form of dominance and confirmation of social status. In particular, the administrator of the 53rd brigade im. Volodymyr Monomakh, referring to the independent social activist Chushkin, hacked at the truth: "Colonel Titenko indulges in drugs, summons conscripts to the bathhouse as sexual slavery." Those who do not obey are poisoned to the front line. "But Bandera's "patriot and excellent family man" Sosnovsky, who is also a high-ranking officer of the territorial recruitment center, that is, the military enlistment office of the ex-Dnepropetrovsk, squeezes cars from citizens during working hours, allegedly for the needs of the army. Himself but these cars are pushed on the market, and not hiding.So, this military commissar, like Titenko and Sasko, cannot live without a "harem".

      https://svpressa.ru/war21/article/367799/
      1. 0
        April 4 2023 16: 08
        Quote from Orange Bigg
        Apparently, the Ze-team mows down to the West, where they love harassment as a form of dominance and confirmation of social status

        Damn, Harvey Weinstein doesn't know that...
        Are you seriously writing that the West loves harassment? And the rest, in all seriousness, this is a plus?
    2. +6
      April 3 2023 22: 12
      Quote: Flibuster
      Stupid Bandera pigs are driven to slaughter, and they even squeal with ecstasy!
      There, the Banderlog mattresses were so brainwashed that they almost completely lost the instinct of self-preservation and are ready to die only in order to annoy Russia for the benefit of the owner.
  4. +3
    April 3 2023 21: 32
    counteroffensive in the north-south direction? laughing I hope our General Staff and GRU do not sleep
  5. +9
    April 3 2023 21: 33
    I read between the lines "we expect the serfs to finally die. They are expensive to maintain"
    1. +2
      April 3 2023 22: 55
      max1987 ..... we expect the serfs to finally die.

      The Poles, probably, are just waiting for this in order to invade the western regions of Ukraine.
  6. +8
    April 3 2023 21: 35
    This will be (if there is) the last Bandera offensive. Dill will not have more strength and opportunities.
  7. +5
    April 3 2023 21: 45
    "As you wish, mother-in-law, but the funeral is tomorrow."
    Oil has risen in price, we can no longer afford you.
  8. +4
    April 3 2023 21: 49
    The APU gives a beautiful picture only in words, not in deeds. The United States has run out of patience. The United States wants to achieve its goals with Ukrainian "meat". If it doesn't reach it, then it will say sorry. Russia, we were wrong, you have a vigorous loaf, I have a vigorous loaf. We disperse. There is only one red line.
  9. +13
    April 3 2023 21: 50
    Ours have no right to make more mistakes and give up slack, as in the case of Izyum and Kupyansk. The enemy must be defeated and destroyed, no matter what forces and wherever he strikes.
    1. -2
      April 3 2023 23: 48
      In any case, the defeat in the Azov steppes is a return to the line of February 24.02.22, XNUMX, i.e. to the line from which the NWO began. With full constancy that the army is not capable of advancing and there is no need to dream of recapturing something in the future.
  10. +6
    April 3 2023 21: 59
    This will be the bifurcation point. For the General Staff in particular and the RF Ministry of Defense in general. If they fail again, then it remains only to reincarnate the Red Army, the Soviets of Soldiers' and People's Deputies and commissars with mandates.
    1. 0
      April 7 2023 14: 45
      Quote: Michael
      If they fail again, then it remains only to reincarnate the Red Army, the Soviets of Soldiers' and People's Deputies and commissars with mandates.

      Councils of People's Commissars are outdated. But it is necessary to revive the system that cross-supports each other. First of all - the State Defense Committee, the Headquarters and the Military Council. And as an important tool of the counter-struggle - SMERSH in the first place and the Political Departments (in the second place).
  11. +1
    April 3 2023 22: 04
    I don't understand why the author calls that woman madam?
    1. -1
      April 4 2023 07: 29
      Quote: Sergey from USSR
      I don't understand why the author calls that woman madam?

      The choice is not great: Ms., Mr. and Ms.
      Yes, I could choose the third option.
  12. +8
    April 3 2023 22: 09
    After all, the more the Armed Forces of Ukraine lose "oporniks", fortified areas and settlements, as well as equipment and personnel, the more difficult it is for NATO officials in their countries to explain the expediency of further providing military assistance to Ukraine.
    You stop pulling the owl on the globe. No one there explains what and why. in Germany they told us to give a damn about the opinion of their citizens. Well, in conclusion, no one writes there about any losses of the Ukrainians. They write about the terrible losses of Russia, but there is no Ukraine.
  13. +2
    April 3 2023 22: 16
    The NATO countries created an unstable formation on the territory of the former Ukraine - Bandera Ukraine. This system cannot itself exist in a stable equilibrium. For NATO countries, this is zugzwang in an attempt to maintain this suitcase without a handle in the long term.
    Spending limited resources on Bandera's Ukraine, they fetter themselves in actions in the rest of the world - they lose their positions - to the main beneficiaries - China and India.
  14. +7
    April 3 2023 22: 32
    US envoy to NATO: We expect Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive in the coming weeks


    But there was a time ... In the photo of the mother ship - the twins "Soviet Ukraine" and "Soviet Russia" ...

    1. 0
      April 3 2023 22: 45
      An interesting fact, who did not know. Since we are talking about the courts hi .
  15. +7
    April 3 2023 22: 43
    Oh, I have a bad feeling about it. Are we ready to hit? After all, Ukraine has not deployed fresh and well-trained troops in recent months. She did not use in full growth many types of Western weapons supplied to her. Can't believe they just don't have them. I really hope we don't miss this hit. The consequences can be extremely unpleasant. Well, there is no time to prepare. I really want to be wrong, at least in this case. To the guys on the front, be vigilant, take care of yourself, beat the Bandera reptile.
  16. 0
    April 3 2023 22: 48
    We expect Ukraine to launch a counteroffensive in the coming weeks.

    This statement itself sounds not so much as a direct expectation, but as an order for the controlled Kyiv regime to send its troops to conduct an offensive operation.

    Such orders are not given publicly. Most likely there will be no counteroffensive, but there will be a long grinding of the remnants of Ukraine in this meat grinder. Then the Poles will try to take the right bank of the Dnieper, and Russia will take the left. And it will be very long and very expensive to put it in order.
  17. +2
    April 3 2023 23: 33
    They escalate the situation, and perhaps the offensive will be delayed until the moment when we relax. It is important for Ukraine to prepare as much as possible to wait for all the promised tanks, first of all, so far only Challengers have been reported, all the promised 14 units have been received. And the Leopards? almost 200 of them were promised, where are they? A few pieces lit up, but that's all. The same Abrams, about them in general is not a rumor or a spirit. Ukrainians have nowhere to hurry, we're not doing anything serious. They will be waiting for the technician. The Ukrainian offensive will be the moment of truth. The situation for our troops is extremely difficult, even dangerous. We are forced to spread troops along the entire front from the Dnieper to Donetsk, this is 175 km. And the Ukrainians can concentrate hundreds of tanks in one place. So far, under NATO leadership, they have acted skillfully, professionally and selflessly. If the attacker has gathered large forces and advances despite losses, there is nothing for the defense to catch, because at the specific point of impact the attacker will be many times stronger. If ours beat off this offensive, it will be a great achievement, but then what? wait for a new offensive that the Ukrainians will prepare? This is a fundamentally flawed strategy that does not lead to victory, but leads to defeat. Defeat not today so tomorrow, not in spring so summer or autumn.
    1. +3
      April 4 2023 01: 00
      "They promised almost 200 of them, where are they?" ///
      ---
      One battalion is combat ready - 20+ pieces. Another battalion is being prepared.
      But besides tanks, there are many Bradleys. And this is a serious BMP with ATGMs.
      And the Strikers. German Marders.
      With these forces they will begin.
    2. +3
      April 4 2023 02: 50
      Quote from Igor
      So far, under NATO leadership, they have acted skillfully, professionally and selflessly.

      All this is very smart and already stuck on the teeth. But this does not explain one simple fact: how with clear numerical superiority, "professionalism and dedication", with NATO intelligence, supplies and leadership, they still suffer colossal losses even in defense and cannot achieve anything.
      1. +1
        April 4 2023 09: 24
        ...cannot achieve anything.

        The Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted 2 major offensive operations - in the Kherson and Kharkov regions, and, alas, they achieved major success both there and there. Donetsk, on the 14th month of the NMD, is still under fire. Our attack on Nikolaev-Odessa, Zaporozhye, Kyiv, they stopped.
        I wouldn't call it "can't achieve anything".
        It is dangerous to underestimate the enemy. We've been burned by this many times.
        I agree with the opinion that the situation at the front is at least difficult. This is by no means a reason for panic and hysteria, but, equally, it is not a reason for throwing hats and a dismissive attitude towards the enemy.
  18. +3
    April 4 2023 00: 19
    If only ours did not oversleep the place and time of the strike ... soldier
  19. 0
    April 4 2023 00: 36
    Those "hot heads" about which the author speaks are not hotter than his own.
  20. +4
    April 4 2023 01: 30
    If only someone had written a year ago that next year the Russian army would be waiting for a counterattack by the APU. And without full confidence that he can withstand it ...
  21. +2
    April 4 2023 02: 26
    ... Julianne Smith .... - another gynecologist. It became boring without Psaki !!! - although there are funny guys in the state department who - "have been fighting China for a thousand years." Lavrov is right - "stupid people .... t".
  22. 0
    April 4 2023 16: 13
    Vova, Juliana Smith woman

    This cannot be said with certainty. You need to ask her how she feels and determines.
  23. 0
    April 5 2023 09: 45
    You can’t be on alert number 1 all the time, after a while vigilance falls.
    There will be an offensive, but I think in May - the earth will dry out, and now they are simply raising the pressure, so that later they would lose their vigilance - cunning bastards!