Contents tagged with Danilov

  • National Security and Defense Secretary: Ukrainian Forces score major victories on Crimean front

    Ukrainian forces have achieved remarkable success on the Crimean front, according to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, Oleksiy Danilov.

    Speaking during a television marathon on Wednesday November 8, Danilov emphasized the significant achievements made in destroying Russian assets in Crimea and in neutralizing the Black Sea fleet.

    "It should be noted that we have achieved extraordinary success on the Crimean front. While we often focus on our progress on …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine relocates missile production following Russian attack

    Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine, Oleksiy Danilov, said  that Russians targeted a facility where Ukrainian missiles were being produced, leading to a partial relocation of production outside of Ukraine.

    "What I can say is that, unfortunately, Russia targeted the location where these missiles were being assembled. Currently, we have relocated a certain portion of our production outside of our country," Danilov said in an interview with the Spanish …

  • Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council: the most likely path to liberating Crimea is through military means

    The most likely path to liberating Crimea is through military means, specifically by the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), said the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, at a press conference on the eve of the third summit of the Crimea Platform. "For us, Crimea is part of our territory. We must liberate it. Moreover, we will liberate it. Most likely, this will happen by military means if the aggressor country does not understand that it needs to leave our …

  • Kyiv: Kakhovka dam was blown up on Putin's order

    Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov said that the Russian military blew up the dam of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant following the order of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin.

    According to Danilov, the Russians detonated the explosives that were planted in advance, in September-October 2022.

    "The order for this terrorist act was issued from the Kremlin, from Putin's office. Such instructions cannot be given from any other level. This is …

  • Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council: counteroffensive should begin any moment now

    Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov said in an interview with the BBC that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are ready to begin the counteroffensive. Danilov did not give an exact date, but added that the counterattack could start "tomorrow, the day after tomorrow or in a week." The attack will take place only when it can lead to the maximum result.

    Danilov stressed the importance of a successful counteroffensive. He warned that the Ukrainian government " …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine’s plan is to finish the war by winter

    Ukraine wants to finish the war by this winter, said the Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council, Oleksiy Danilov, in an interview with the Azerbaijani news website Report.

    "We want to completely end the war by this winter. We have a common plan to liberate all our territories from the terrorists who attacked us. The only question is time," Danilov said.

    At the same time, Danilov warned that several counter-offensive operations may be required to liberate Ukrainian …

  • Kyiv: 8 Russian generals fired because of failed invasion of Ukraine

    Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov said that Russia has changed tactics regarding in its invasion of Ukraine, and 8 Russian generals had been fired because of the failed operation.

    "Today we have a clear understanding of what plans the enemy has now. They have changed them a little since the beginning of the war, which they wanted to win in 2-3 days and march along Khreshchatyk [the main street of Kyiv]. It hasn’t happened and never will,” …

  • Kyiv: Russia does not have enough troops on Ukrainian borders for a full-scale invasion

    Russia continues to move troops near Ukrainian borders and territories of the Donbas which are not under Ukraine’s control, but this is not sufficient. Russia would need to have three to five times more troops for a full-scale invasion, said Secretary of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council Oleksiy Danilov in an interview with the Current Time.

    At the same time, he stressed that the threat of an invasion still exists.

    "Of course, there is a constant threat for us. We have been …