“I was called 17 February on Bank Day, around 16.00. And Pyotr Alekseevich voiced a request that was somewhat unusual, but circumstances ... It was necessary to bring confusion into the heads of the enemy for two days — are they withdrawn or not withdrawn, are they withdrawn already after two days, or are they abandoned and not withdrawn? It was necessary in the evening to arrange a splash of “all-good-we-stand” on Facebook and keep this wave for at least two days. Any "reputational" price, just straightforwardly lie-lie-lie, "- quotes the adviser newspaper Look.
According to him, “about 20 an hour. The Ministry of Defense agreed on all the stages of information bursts, picked up some photos, sketched theses. ”
“I asked and asked all the familiar bloggers, they had to support. And then ... And then everything collapsed due to a reset in Facebook of data that the withdrawal is already beginning, ”concluded Biryukov.
Later Poroshenko still called the “Debaltsev operation” successful. Ukrainian military "brilliantly conducted a Debaltsev operation, which will go down in textbooks forever stories", - he said.