A feared Ukrainian general has suggested bombing the Kerch bridge linking Crimea to Russia, but said a “small hole” should be left for “rats to get out of our land”. The new voice of Ukraine.
General Serhiy Krivonos, former commander of the Ukrainian Special ForcesPhoto: Mykola Lazarenko / Associated Press / Profimedia Pictures
General Serhii Krivonos, who was the commander of the Ukrainian special forces between 2016 and 2019 and deputy secretary of the country’s Defense and Security Council, made statements during an interview in which he spoke about the possibility of attacking targets in Crimea and Russia. Several long-range missiles with missiles, such as the American Himars causing concern in Moscow.
“As for the Kerch bridge, the decision will be made by the director-in-chief of this battle, General Valery Zaluzhny, because he is the Supreme Commander of the Ukrainian Armed Forces,” Krivonos said.
“We will see in time what his decision will be, but for those rats who leave Crimea – when we go to liberate Crimea – they can quickly escape from our land,” he added.
Krivonos, Ukraine has not only US-supplied HIMARS systems, but also its own Vilka and Vilka-M systems, which can hit targets up to 120 kilometers away.
“But we are not investing money in developing our own defense capabilities and defense sector,” he said.
Why is the Kerch Bridge important to Russia and Ukraine?
The Kerch Bridge is a bridge built by Russia after its illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, connecting the peninsula with no sources of drinking water from Russia via the strait of the same name that connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov.
Russian President Vladimir Putin The employees were sworn in Bridge in Spring 2018, “Many times in history, even under nations, people dreamed of building this bridge. They tried again in the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and finally, thanks to your work and talent, this miracle is happening!”
Kiev accuses Moscow of using the bridge to transfer troops and equipment to Crimea and from there to southern Ukraine.
Ukraine’s military intelligence service announced last month Received detailed plans Some analysts have suggested that a move by the bridge could mean Ukraine bombing the bridge.
General Philip Breedlove, NATO’s top commander in Europe from 2013 to 2016, last week bridged Represents a legitimate goal For Ukraine it could hit him with Harpoon missiles Received from Denmark And to us.
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