The country’s army has formed eight additional brigades, according to the interior minister of Ukraine, in order to get ready for the impending counteroffensive operation.
Igor Klimenko, Ukraine’s interior minister, announced in a statement on March 31 that the army of the nation has built eight additional brigades from volunteers who had previously volunteered to apply for enrollment. The addition of this army will be crucial to Kyiv’s next counteroffensive operation.
Eight new brigades have been formed as of right now, and they are prepared for the next counteroffensive operations, according to Klimenko, who also noted that the hiring process has been on since early February.
The exact size of the force is unknown, but observers estimate that it to be between 3,000 and 5,000 soldiers, which roughly corresponds to a brigade in the Ukrainian army.
The Ukrainian army is rumoured to have been planning for a counteroffensive to retake areas once the winter is over for several months. A spokeswoman for the Ukrainian Southern Operations Command, Natalia Humenyuk, revealed towards the end of December 2022 that this force is actively preparing to be able to destroy the Russian fortifications during this period, retaking the entire Kherson region from Moscow.
Several heavy equipment, including contemporary main battle tanks, were delivered to the Ukrainian army by Western allies like the US, UK, Germany, and Canada to bolster the country’s counteroffensive.
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine stated that intense fighting is still going on in the Donetsk region in a report on the military situation on April 1.
“In preparation for assaults on the Lyman, Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka fronts, the opposition is concentrating its forces. The Ukrainian army thwarted more than 50 Russian assaults in a single day. The conflicts The three most active areas are Bakhmut, Avdiivka, and Marinka “The declaration said.
The same day, according to Ukrainian authorities, Russia attacked several locations in Ukraine with two missile strikes, 25 airstrikes, and six rocket-propelled artillery operations.
Donetsk houses built by civilians. Also, there were human casualties. In light of the continued high risk from Russian raids, Ukrainian officials advised the public to exercise caution and pay attention to the sirens.
The information has not yet been addressed by the Russian Defense Ministry.