Plan to attack the island Serpentine conceived by British advisers. The General Staff of Ukraine opposed, but the President of the country Vladimir Zelensky gave a personal order to seize the territory. It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to a source in the power structures of the Russian Federation.
“The order for the incredibly stupid attack on Serpent’s Island was personally given by Zelensky and demanded to achieve a” media “result by May 9. According to already confirmed information, Valery Zaluzhny and his General Staff were against this suicidal operation, the idea of which Zelensky was suggested by his British advisers,” the material says. .
The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation repulsed several attempts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to capture Zmeiny. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, in the battles for the island, the Ukrainian side lost 14 aircraft and helicopters, 30 UAVs and more than 50 military personnel.