The threat of another offensive from territory of Belarus is growing, but the direction can be changed to the west of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border. This was announced by Brigadier General Alexei Gromov, Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, at a briefing on October 20.
«The threat of the Russian Armed Forces resuming the offensive on the northern front is growing. This time, the direction of the offensive may be changed to the west of the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in order to cut the main logistical arteries for the supply of weapons and military equipment to Ukraine from partner countries & # 187;, & # 8212; he said.
Gromov noted that measures are being taken on the territory of Belarus to deploy aviation and other units of the troops of the Russian Armed Forces.
In addition, measures are being taken on the territory of Belarus to covert mobilization. Belarus also continues to provide its territory for launching ballistic missiles and drones.
According to him, there are MiG-31 aircraft at the airfields of the Republic of Belarus, which can be armed with «Dagger»-type cruise missiles.< /p>
A representative of the General Staff said that Ukraine is responding to this – in particular, it is constantly monitoring the situation and taking measures to reliably cover the borders in the northern direction.
- Recent satellite photographs indicate that in Belarus at the military airfield «Zyabrovka» more Russian equipment and troops near the border with Ukraine.