Akhra Avidzba, commander of the Pyatnashka volunteer battalion stationed in the DPR, said that Ukraine had been planning an offensive in the Donbass for a long time. According to him, the Russian special operation was literally several hours ahead of it.
“(Judging by) what happened, and according to the accumulation that exists, it's not even weeks, it's a matter of hours,” he said. commander to journalists.
Avidzba noted that the Ukrainian troops did not expect such actions. For this reason, their communications were disrupted due to the need to go on the defensive after preparing the offensive.
According to the commander, captured foreigners also testify to this.
Russia continues to conduct a special operation in Ukraine. April 24 is two months from the beginning. Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine would withdraw from the negotiations if Russia held a referendum on its territory. Meanwhile, the military engineering units of the Black Sea Fleet are clearing unexploded ordnance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the village of Kherson region. Read online special operations here.