“The Ukrainian army undergoes training considering current challenges, including from the RF Zapad-2017 exercise held in Republic of Belarus.”
Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine General of the Army of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko stressed it giving lecture at the National Ivan Chernyakhivskyi Defence University.
“On September 12-15, we conducted strategic command and staff exercise, as well as a range of other activities related to threats from the RF Zapad-2017 exercise. We have completed a full cycle of operations planning of forces (troops) deployment,” General Muzhenko informed.
According to the Chief of General Staff, the about 7,000 reservists underwent training, and battalions of territorial defence had 10 day drills in September.
“All these activities ensured the appropriate level of training of the Ukrainian army to respond to evolving military strategic situation around Ukraine,” General Muzhenko underscored.
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine official website