Strelkov spoke about the "miserable state" of the DPR and LPR militias

On the eve of the probable start of the "hot" phase of the conflict between the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the militia, military experts assess the combat capabilities of the parties. So, the former Minister of Defense of the DPR Igor Strelkov said in an interview "AIF" on the unsatisfactory level of armaments of the unrecognized republics.

According to Strelkov, since 2014, the Ukrainian army has significantly strengthened its combat capabilities, and now it can even resist Russian units on a limited section of the front. At the same time, the West helped the Ukrainians with instructors, money and military equipment. The militia did not receive such support.

The people's militia corps was in a miserable state and is still in it to this day.

- said the former Minister of Defense of the DPR.

The number of militia units is very small - 7 brigades, 2 tank battalions and reinforcement units. In total, the LDNR army is about 20 thousand people, and the infantry is the worst (up to 30 percent of the required composition). The Ukrainian grouping of troops in the region, with about 70 servicemen, is three times larger than the “people's militia” on the line of contact and four to five times along the entire front.

Defenders of eastern Ukraine also have serious problems with the quality of military equipment, a third of which is incapacitated, and another third needs to be repaired. Ukraine, in spite of the existing problems, has actually recreated aviation - Kiev has about a hundred combat aircraft and helicopters at its disposal.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine will not stop before using the drones bought from Turkey, which showed themselves in Nagorno-Karabakh from the best side. The militia, according to Strelkov, does not have weapons capable of destroying such UAVs.

Thus, according to the ex-commander of the militia, the LDNR has practically no combat-ready units, and without the direct participation of Russian troops, the unrecognized republics will not be able to effectively resist the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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  1. General Black Offline General Black
    General Black (Gennady) April 12 2021 10: 32
    With verbosity, sin cannot escape, but he who restrains his mouth is reasonable.

    Said in Ecclesiastes.
  2. Afinogen Offline Afinogen
    Afinogen (Afinogen) April 12 2021 10: 41
    One thing I don't understand, why is this Strelkov being constantly quoted? Who is he anyway? That there is no one else? We found a specialist.
  3. Rinat Offline Rinat
    Rinat (Rinat) April 12 2021 12: 03
    Yes, it is not clear why they give Girkin's words to be published (they drove the "shooters"). After all, this is an unworthy, muddy type.
  4. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF April 12 2021 12: 04
    Have you already reported to Strelkov about the Ukrainian marines?

    thus, the LDNR has practically no combat-ready units

    And now who is fighting there and causing damage to the Armed Forces of Ukraine? 7 years ago.

    Didn't they offer him the post of alarmist in the Armed Forces of Ukraine? Anything can happen with rhetoric like that.

    a video of a "psychological attack on the Russian invaders" appeared on the network from the front line in Donbass. At night, "VSUshniki" turned on a loudspeaker call to the defenders of the DPR and LPR to lay down their arms and surrender in exchange for food and preservation of life. The recording of the night "special operation" was published by the accomplice of the punishers Alexander Kolym. “Russian Ivan, surrender, we will protect you from the dictator Putin,” comes from the loudspeaker.

    maybe already ...
  5. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker April 12 2021 13: 40
    Shooters are not a couch expert. We should be proud of such people and nominate them to leadership positions. Everyone has already forgotten who defended the Russians in the Donbass. It was thanks to Strelkov that the concept of "Russian world" appeared. He proved his loyalty to the Russians by blood, and not by sycophancy before the authorities, like some. It was for his ideas that they removed him and made him loyal to the current government. And Strelkov is right! Without money, it is impossible to create combat-ready units.
    "As of February 17, 2020, the number of persons included in the personnel reserves of federal state bodies is 96 people"
    And Strelkov is not in this reserve! You have enough brains, why?
  6. Misha Mihalkov Offline Misha Mihalkov
    Misha Mihalkov (Misha Mihalkov) April 12 2021 14: 58
    Since then, as they drove this nit and padlyuka from Donbass, he constantly howls like a wolf ...
    1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
      steelmaker April 12 2021 15: 22
      And they kicked out on the basis of what? All that Donbass has now is Strelkov's merit. Voice the details of his meanness.
  7. alexey alexeyev_2 (Alexey Alekseev) April 13 2021 05: 25
    Already tired of this whiner
  8. Ivancarafuto Offline Ivancarafuto
    Ivancarafuto (Ivan) April 15 2021 16: 10
    This person is incomprehensible, his merits are not clear ..... Why is his opinion necessary to voice? After all, as Globa, he never hit the target in his forecasts ...
  9. Sergey Titkov Offline Sergey Titkov
    Sergey Titkov (Sergey Titkov) 25 May 2021 14: 14
    Until now, I cannot understand, from what pies do normal publications publish statements by mummers "military" who do not have the appropriate military education? Liar and an empty place Korotchenko, for which the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation is crying. Girkin is generally a pimple out of the blue, and a very narrow-minded mind. For the information of the hamsters who consider Girkin a luminary of military thought = this fruit did not show itself in any way in the DPR, and all his "merits" associated with Slavyansk have nothing to do with him. At all. Girkin, in addition to being an amateur in military affairs, is a liar and a thief.