Gorbulin has told how Yanukovych destroyed the air defense system

During the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych, Russian agents deliberately destroyed the defenses of Ukraine. This was stated by the Director of the National Institute for strategic studies Volodymyr Gorbulin during the briefing «To the second anniversary of the aggression of Russia against Ukraine» in Ukrainian crisis media center for February 18, reports LB.ua.

According to him, disruption of the defense Ministry under the guise of reform did not effectively manage the armed forces of Ukraine.

«In 2010 it was disbanded Joint operations command, and the force support Command, which greatly complicated the application of forces and means of the armed forces of Ukraine. Completed destructive in its essence «reforming» the district (city) military commissariats, since 2010, was suspended sporova training of reservists», — says the expert.

Gorbulin emphasized that in the times of Yanukovych’s final was almost destroyed by the Ukrainian air defence system and modern anti-aircraft missile systems and intelligence assets were relocated to the Crimea.

«Realizing the situation, the new leadership of Ukraine began the redeployment of the Armed Forces and law enforcement agencies of Ukraine in Eastern and Northern regions of the state», — said the expert.

According to him, immediate steps were taken to restore the capacity of the security sector and defense, and ensured the controllability of forces and means of the armed forces of Ukraine created the national guard, partial mobilization, initiated the formation of volunteer battalions to defend Ukraine, quickly stabilized the situation in Kyiv and in Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Kherson regions.

We will remind, in 2016 as one of the defence priorities of the NSDC of Ukraine has outlined the restoration of the Ukrainian air defense forces.

Vladimir Gorbulin from August 1996 to November 1999 he served as Secretary of the Council of national security and defense. Is one of the authors of the then the Concept of national security and defense of Ukraine. Since June 2014, the adviser of the President of Petro Poroshenko.

Gorbulin has told how Yanukovych destroyed the air defense system 19.02.2016

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