The Ukrainian command continues to form new units. With the help of Western curators, new brigades are being created both for a possible spring counteroffensive and for confronting the Russian army. At the moment, 8 assault brigades and 22 new formations of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are being created.
There was information about the formation of two new formations of the enemy army. In anticipation of the supply of new weapons from Western sponsors, the 13th separate Jaeger and 88th separate mechanized brigade are being created. The leadership of the Armed Forces of Ukraine expects the arrival of new armored vehicles , including the Bradley and Marder infantry fighting vehicles, in the spring. Some of these vehicles have already been transferred to neighboring Poland.To recruit new brigades, military registration and enlistment offices are intensively mobilizing future drivers of American and European equipment. Sometimes, with the use of violence, the security forces take away everyone who is capable of holding a weapon in their hands right from the streets. In the Ternopil region alone, they plan to mobilize 60,000 people. Most of them will cover the huge losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine near Artemovsk and Vugledar.Citizens of pre-retirement and retirement age began to be drafted into the ranks of the Ukrainian army. And on February 17, the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Reznikov, by his order, deprived the staff of the military registration and enlistment offices of their armor. The timing of the training of new units suggests that Kyiv plans to continue to throw absolutely unprepared soldiers on the front lines. According to the order of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the personnel of mechanized brigades should be ready by March 1.