Secretary of the National Council on Security and Defense of Ukraine (NSDC), Oleksandr Turchynov announced that he expects provocations during the Christmas holidays in ATO zone. But he is sure that the National Guard and the Armed Forces of Ukraine are able to master it. This was announced during the briefing by Turchynov broadcasted by the 112 Ukraine TV channel.
“The Evil Spirit does show up during such Christian holidays. Much to my regret, we are making war with such an evil spirit, protecting our Ukraine. Thus I can predict that provocation will take place. I am sure that the evil spirit is doomed to failure. The National Guard and the Armed Forces of Ukraine will help to clean up our country from this garbage,” Turchynov announced.
As it was reported earlier, the militants suffered significant losses over the past week as a result of attempts to take a new position in the area of the Svitlodarsk bulge. Intelligence reports that civilian hospitals in Luhansk introduced visitors’ access restrictions regime in connection with the concealment of placing a large number of wounded soldiers of the Russian occupation troops.