|21 SEPTEMBER 2017Oleksandr Turchynov: Missile-nuclear finale of the “Zapad-2017”On September 20, 2017, the Russian Federation completed the active phase of the strategic command and staff exercise (SCSE) of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation “Zapad-2017”. At the last stage, a hypothetical massive missile-nuclear strike involving the forces and means of all three components of the nuclear triad was worked out.|
|19 SEPTEMBER 2017Oleksandr Turchynov: The rain damped the combat capability of the Russian armyStarting from September 17, 2017, the second stage of the strategic command and staff exercise of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus “Zapad-2017” has been ongoing.|
The active phase of this exercise is carried out simultaneously at six military proving grounds of the Russian Federation and five proving grounds of the Republic of Belarus, which allows hiding the real scope of involvement of troops (forces) that significantly exceeds the officially announced one.
|18 SEPTEMBER 2017Secretary of the NSDC of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov held a meeting with Nick Vujicic“Your example and your word are significant for everyone, especially for our soldiers who were seriously injured in the ATO zone, losing their limbs or being bound to a wheelchair. Your example inspires people all over the world not to surrender and to find the inner strength in order to take an active stance in society overcoming obstacles and trials of fate”, - Mr. Turchynov noticed.|
|5 SEPTEMBER 2017Oleksandr Turchynov: Putin threatens the world with weaponizing terrorismPutin threatens to supply weapons to global terrorism. This was said by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov in his comment on the public statement by President of the Russian Federation Volodymyr Putin on the possible supply by the United States of lethal weapons to Ukraine.|