The Armed Forces of Ukraine do not record the return of Russian troops to the places of deployment after the exercises with Belarus
Joint strategic exercises of the Russian Federation and Belarus “West-2021” were held from 10 to 16 September.Ukrainian military does not record the mass return of battalion tactical groups of the Russian army / photo UNIAN
The Ukrainian military does not record the mass return of battalion-tactical groups of the Russian army to the places of permanent deployment, despite the completion of the Russian-Belarusian exercise ” West-2021 “.
This was announced by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny in an interview with Radio Svoboda .
Despite the fact that on September 16 it was officially shown on TV, the solemn closing (exercise “West-2021” – UNIAN) took place, today we do not record mass return to the points of permanent deployment of those battalion-tactical groups that went to reinforcements. there were as many as 19 today, which appeared additionally, first of all, during these exercises both on the territory of the Republic of Belarus and on the territory of the Russian Federation, “he said.
As UNIAN reported, joint strategic exercises of the Russian Federation and Belarus “West-2021” were held from 10 to 16 September.
According to official data, about 200,000 servicemen, more than 80 planes and helicopters, up to 760 units of military equipment, including more than 290 tanks, more than 240 guns, multiple rocket launchers and mortars, and up to 15 ships took part in the exercise.