Territory of Acute Importance: Where Does Russia Target?
On May 17, present year, the assembly of reservists was announced. At the same time, many residents of the occupied territories were obliged to come to the military registration and enlistment offices of the pseudo-republics.
Vadym Skibitskyi told about the peculiarities of conducting the reservists’ assembly on the air of “Donbas. Realities” programme (starting from 10.44).
“All the training at the 1st and 2nd Army Corps of the so-called LPR and DPR are conducted in accordance with regulative documents of the Russia’s Armed Forces. The military intelligence of Ukraine notes a clear control over the measures of combat and operational trainings in these Army Corps by the Russian Southern Military District. Representatives of the headquarters of this district and the 8th Russian Army control and provide methodological assistance to the militants, and then give the reports on the measures done to the General Staff of the Russia’s Armed Forces.
The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine notes that the mobilization trainings were aimed at establishing new units within the DPR and LPR armed formations, their combat cohesion, as well as manning the Russian occupation forces with new contracted servicemen. In total, the occupation military enlistment offices involved more than 6,000 reservists. At the same time, the military registration and enlistment offices in Luhansk, Horlivka, and Kalmiuske worked most actively. Combat training measures for reservists were held at seven training grounds,” said the representative of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine.