Contents tagged with Joint Forces commander

  • Ukrainian Joint Forces Commander warns of imminent Russian offensive

    Russia is strengthening its forces near the Ukrainian border and preparing a large-scale offensive, stated joint Forces Commander Serhiy Nayev in an interview with Novoe Vremya magazine.

    According to Nayev, the proof lies in the presence of twelve tactical battalions near the Ukrainian-Russian border where there used to be only eight battalions. The number of combat-ready aircraft on the other side of the front line near Donetsk has also increased.

    The General explained that Russian …

  • Ukrainian President appoints a new Joint Forces commander in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has appointed Lieutenant-General Serhiy Nayev, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, as the commander of the Joint Forces in the Donbass.

    Ukrainian president said on his Facebook page that the bill “On the specifics of State policy on ensuring Ukraine's State sovereignty over the temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions” was adopted in Verkhovna Rada. The bill assumes that the format of “anti-terrorist …