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externalUkrainian General Krasylnykov: We expected Russians to launch invasion from Donbas.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskJune 4, 2022 1:22 pm
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According to Dmytro Krasylnykov, the commander of Ukraine’s "North" Operational Command, the Ukrainian military thought that Russia would begin its full-scale invasion from the Russian-occupied territories of the Donbas. “Until the end, we believed that our enemy would not begin a large-scale invasion on all fronts, all lines. We hoped for the best, but prepared for the worst,” he added.

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