Klitschko demanded to deploy the defense system of Kiev

Mayor of Kiev Klitschko demanded to deploy a system of territorial defense of the capital “Statements and threats of Russia” encourage Kiev to prepare for various possible scenarios of the development of events, explained the mayor of the capital Vitali Klitschko

Vitali Klitschko

In Kiev, it is necessary to deploy a territorial defense system in the near future against the backdrop of the threat of a “ Russian invasion. '' This was stated by the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko, according to the website of the city government.

“ The statements and threats of Russia, the accumulation of aggressor troops on the borders of our state prompt us to prepare for various possible scenarios of events. In particular, and for the worse. We must have a clear plan of action in a critical situation, coordinated and worked out the actions of all services and structural units '', & mdash; he stated.

Klitschko pointed out the need to pay special attention to the safety of critical infrastructure facilities in the city. In Kiev, there are more than 500 such facilities. In case of an emergency, they are taken under protection by the National Police, the military, and territorial defense units.

According to the deputy chairman of the city administration, Andriy Krishchenko, in January 2022, the authorities plan to hold command-staff exercises of territorial defense Kiev. The recruitment of reservists for the territorial defense brigade is also ongoing.

At the end of December 2020, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky admitted that women could be drafted into the army in the event of aggression from Russia.

In the fall of this year, many Western media wrote that Russia was concentrating troops in the area of ​​the Ukrainian border. So, in early December, Bild published two schemes of a possible Russian attack on Ukraine & mdash; in several stages or from several fronts.

In response, the official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, called such messages devoid of common sense propaganda. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that publications about the accumulation of Russian troops in the area are alarmist.

Nevertheless, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense in December approved a list of 35 professions, representatives of which should military registration, including chief accountant, manager, head of the legal department. Later, the Ukrainian authorities announced that the rules also apply to pregnant women and mothers of young children.

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny explained that the registration of women on military registration is not a conscription or mandatory mobilization, but is carried out to register specialists for “; an extreme case. ” However, he admitted that the Ukrainian side needs weapons and radio electronic means.

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