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​CinC AF of Ukraine on Reasons for Ineffective Deterrence of russian Occupiers on Eastern Frontline

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Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has made some decisions to improve situation in brigades that defend Ukraine at the Eastern front / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has made some decisions to improve situation in brigades that defend Ukraine at the Eastern front / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskii continues his working visits to Ukrainian warriors to identify and solve problems at the frontile

The Commander-in-Chief stated this on his official Facebook page.

"I continue to work on the Eastern Front. Within three days, it became completely clear why, in the case of the same indicators of staffing, weapons and military equipment, some brigades manage to hold back enemy attacks and hold their positions, while others do not," Syrskii noted.

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CinC AF of Ukraine on Reasons for Ineffective Deterrence of russian Occupiers on Eastern Frontline, Defense Express
Oleksandr Syrskii continues his working visits to the frontline / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

In particular Colonel General mentioned that many things depend on the brigade commander, his level of training, experience, ability to make adequate and balanced decisions and understanding of the full responsibility for the performance of assigned tasks and for the life and health of his subordinates.

"Undoubtedly, the level of training and coordination of the brigade headquarters, through which the commander exercises his powers, plays a great role," Syrskii reported.

Therefore, Ukraine`s Commander-in-Chief have sent groups of specialists to brigades where there were problems with the preparation of the headquarters to transfer experience as well as provide assistance.

CinC AF of Ukraine on Reasons for Ineffective Deterrence of russian Occupiers on Eastern Frontline, Defense Express
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Colonel General Oleksandr Syrskii together with the commander of the Tavria operational-strategic group, Oleksandr Tarnavskyi / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Commander-in-Chief has made all necessary decisions to provide reserves, ammunition, UAVs and other equipment based on the results of listening to brigade commanders and their deputies.

"In some cases, when the commander does not control the situation, and actions and commands directly threaten the life and health of subordinates, I am forced to make personnel decisions," Syrskii said.

CinC AF of Ukraine on Reasons for Ineffective Deterrence of russian Occupiers on Eastern Frontline, Defense Express
Commander-in-Chief made some decisions to improve situation in brigades / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

In addition, Oleksandr Syrskii noted the actions of the servicemen of the 54th Separate Mechanized Brigade, who had destroyed two columns of russian armored vehicles with accurate artillery fire in combination with competent mining, the steadfastness and courage of the soldiers of the 25th Separate Airborne Brigade and the 47th Separate Mechanized Brigade in the battles for Orlivka and Berdychi. He also mentioned the determination and courage of the soldiers of the 79th Separate Air Assault Brigade during repelling occupiers` attacks in the Novomykhailivka area.

"I note as a positive the replacement of one brigade at the front after two years of continuous fighting and the transfer to the rear to restore combat capability. Thus, the situation at the front remains difficult, but controlled. Together to Victory! Glory to Ukraine!" Syrskii stated.

CinC AF of Ukraine on Reasons for Ineffective Deterrence of russian Occupiers on Eastern Frontline, Defense Express
Oleksandr Syrskii and Oleksandr Tarnavskyi during their work at the frontline / Photo credit: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Earlier Defense Express reported that Ukraine had suffered lacking a fortified line of defense and it had to be solved quick.

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