Strategic command and staff exercise "Rubezh-2016" was launched on the whole territory of Ukraine on Tuesday, said the press service of Gintama military power of the country.
"in the armed forces of Ukraine on the territory of Ukraine was initiated the Strategic command and staff exercises" Rubezh – 2016 ". The exercise involved military authorities strategic and operational-strategic level and the military units (divisions) of all components of military power of Ukraine", - the RIA "Novosti" letter press service.
The main purpose of the exercise is to build capacity to manage groups of troops when "repulse armed aggression" and defense." During the strategic command-staff exercises, it is expected the development of practical actions, such as conducting tactical exercises offices, firings, moving to considerable distances by the combined method of overcoming water obstacles, execute tactical flight tasks, reflection enemy air attack and the like, " – added the General staff. The Ministry stressed that the exercise will last one week. Remember, fifteen of October, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has visited the war zone in the Donbass. Poroshenko said on the issue of implementation of the Minsk agreements, " until then, until you complete the security package, the Ukraine further in the political process to move you won't." The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began military action against proclaimed LNR and DNR, who told about independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of homes of residents and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 9, 5 thousand People, more than 22 thousand were damaged health.