The secretary of the National Security Council warned that the next two or three months of heavy fighting would be decisive in the war.
Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine, said this Russia Preparations are being made for a serious escalation of the war, which may occur in two or three weeks.
About Danilov said In an interview with Sky News published on 31 January.
“Russia is preparing for maximum expansion. It is gathering everything possible, training, training,” NSTC secretary said.
He did not deny that The Russian Federation may attempt another attack from the north, south and east, took place on February 24, 2022. Maybe even time it with the anniversary of the invasion.
“I understand that everything is on the table… we can say that we are there We don’t rule out any scenario in the next two or three weeksDanilov said.
He assured that the Ukrainian army is preparing for all possible scenarios and that this time there is more support from Western partners such as Great Britain than 12 months ago.
“The countries that are helping us in our struggle have started giving us maximum assistance,” the official said.
According to his data, half of the more than 320,000 mobilized soldiers will take part in the new large-scale Russian offensive.
Danilov declared that the main battles of the war were yet to come.
“We have gone through a very difficult period, but I am determined The major battles are yet to come and will take place within two to three months of this year. These will be decisive months in the war,” noted the Secretary of the National Security Council.
Russia’s New Offensive: What We Know
Since December, the military-political command of Ukraine began to warn it The Russian Federation is preparing a new offensive against Ukraine, possible in February-March. According to President Volodymyr Zelenskyi, the attack could come from any direction.
But This attack will not be powerful Until the night of February 23-24, 2022, the adviser to the head of the presidential office, Mykhailo Podoliak, promised.
Military expert Dmytro Snegiriov believes that Russia Considers the Donetsk region a priority For a new big attack.
Off Threats from BelarusLater on January 31, according to intelligence data, the strike group needed for an attack on Ukraine had not been created there.
Citing Western officials, CNN reported that the occupiers were preparing for a new attack on Ukraine in the spring, but the West It is doubtful whether the attack will succeed.