Naiev: Ukraine strengthens border with Belarus to make it impassable for enemy

Naiev: Ukraine strengthens border with Belarus to make it impassable for enemy

Defense forces are reinforcing the state border to make it completely impassable for Russian invaders.

Commander of the Joint Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Serhii Naiev said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"We know that mercenaries of the Wagner PMC have been arriving in Belarus recently. But we are already responding and making the state border of Ukraine completely impassable for enemy forces," the commander said.

According to him, in particular, in Chernihiv region, more than 40 km of anti-tank ditches have been dug in one direction alone. More than 30,000 different mine traps have been set up for the enemy forces."

"If they try to set their dirty boots on Ukrainian soil, they will face death. We will additionally reinforce sections of the state border with non-explosive and explosive barriers that will be a surprise for the enemy," Naiev said.

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As Ukrinform reported, the spokesman for the State Border Guard Service, Andriy Demchenko, said during the telethon "United News" that Ukraine's intelligence units are closely monitoring groups of people moving from Russia to Belarus.

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