A Ukrainian commander has warned that “next year” will be “even more difficult” and Russia will do all they can to prevent Ukrainian forces to achieve their “main goal.”
Oleksandr Tarnavsky, commander of the Tavria Operational and Strategic Group of Troops, said that 2024 will be even harder at the front.
The general said in an interview with the BBC Ukraine,”I think next year will probably be even more difficult.
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“The enemy knows about this and will do everything to ensure that we do not complete this task.
“Therefore, as they say, good luck to us, well, and to them – they made their choice. Therefore, I say that the year will be difficult.
He was asked if it is realistic to end the war next year, Tarnavsky he said on Wednesday, “I never ask the question of ending the war.
“The question is to win. Because there are different ways to end a war. For us, the military, this is victory.”
Ukraine are also preparing for the mobilisation of more soldiers and regarding the rules of this, President Volodymyr Zelensky said this is for military in parliament to decide on the regulations.
On Wednesday he said, “Today, a discussion on new mobilization rules has begun.
There is a legislative proposal – the military command, the Ministry of Defense, and other involved bodies have submitted it to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
“It is only right that such regulations are not discussed and adopted behind closed doors.”
He added, “Rather, it should be transparent so that people understand the vision of the military command, the motives behind certain rules and conditions proposed by MPs, and how the issues already raised by our servicemen in the Defense Forces are being resolved. The law pertains to everyone.
“It is only right that the military, together with MPs, decide on the basis of the Verkhovna Rada Committee how the next year should be provided for our Defense Forces at the legislative level. We are waiting for the final text of the law.”