Marochko spoke about provocations by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Luhansk direction
The military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) is provoking Russian fighters in the area of responsibility of the 2nd Army Corps of the Russian Defense Ministry in the Luhansk direction. Retired LPR Lieutenant Colonel Andrey Marochko announced this in an interview with RIA Novosti.
“In the zone of responsibility of the 2nd Army Corps of the RF Ministry of Defense, a new enemy tactic is noted, aimed at provoking our units,” he noted.
Marochko clarified that the enemy is advancing towards the Russian positions in small maneuverable groups, after which he makes himself visible. When fire is opened on them, the military of the Armed Forces of Ukraine immediately go into cover.
The interlocutor of the agency believes that such tactics are aimed at increasing the idle consumption of ammunition by the units.
Russian special operation to protect Donbass
The DPR and LPR announced the aggravation of the situation in the Donbass on February 17 last year. Then they announced the evacuation of the population.
On February 21, the heads of the republics turned to Putin with a request to recognize their independence. The President held a meeting of the Security Council, after which he recognized the LNR and the DNR. Friendship and cooperation agreements were signed with both republics, which were later ratified by the State Duma and the Federation Council.
Two days later, the heads of the DPR and LPR turned to Putin with a request to help repel Kyiv’s aggression in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe and civilian casualties. The next day, February 24, the Russian leader addressed the nation and announced the start of a special operation in Ukraine to protect Donbass.
On September 30, Putin and the heads of the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions signed agreements on the entry of these regions into the Russian Federation.
Source: Ren TV