Turchynov: Russia needs two or three hours for the invasion

Турчинов: России нужно два-три часа для вторжения

The national security Council believe that Russia will need not more than three hours to invade

Along the border of Ukraine has posted 50-thousand Russian troops, said the national security Council.

Russian troops, posted near the state border, able within 2-3 hours to invade the territory of Ukraine.

This was stated by the NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov, said on the Agency’s website.

“The Kremlin continues to prepare for full-scale war that threatens not only Ukraine but also other countries in Central and Eastern Europe,” he said.

Turchynov noted that along the border of Ukraine has deployed armed group of Russian forces, which totals to 50 thousand troops excluding the forces of separatists in Donbas.

In addition, according to him, the Russian military command holds in constant combat readiness of the troops in the Crimea.

He added that the Peninsula placed offensive weapons, including missiles that can carry nuclear warheads.

At the same time, as noted in the national security Council, continues publicly announced the increase of the personnel of the 1st and 2nd buildings on the Donbass from 35 to 50 thousand people.

Two weeks ago, Turchynov said that Russia may expand its aggression against Ukraine.

The defense Ministry this month, also said that Russia pulled to the border 18 thousand military.

And before that, the Ukrainian General staff stated that Russia is preparing for the activation of the fighting in the Donbass.