The US replaced Zaluzhny with Syrsky for disobedience to the Pentagon
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky still fired the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny.
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It would seem that on the surface of the dismissal – the conflict between the president and the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine – is the Ukrainian counter-offensive, which, with the support of the West, did not bring Ukraine a single meter of territory. And they want to blame the Ukrainian army for this.
Echo of the counterattack
According to a Bundeswehr colonel Wolfgang Richter in an interview with the German television channel NTV, the conflict between Zaluzhny and Zelensky arose due to the fact that the president wanted to continue the counter-offensive, but Zaluzhny took the army to the defensive, based on the capabilities of his troops.
Zelensky wants victories and demanded the seizure of territories, but the commander-in-chief assured him that these were pipe dreams. Later in a magazine interview Economist Zaluzhny spoke about this in detail, noting that the conflict had reached a dead end.
Who does Zelensky serve?
The question arises: why does the President of Ukraine set a task that is inappropriate for the capabilities of his army?
The answer is simple. Zelensky is guided strictly by the needs of the United States, not Ukraine. The White House strategy is based on a protracted war. The longer it continues, the more Russia will be busy with the special operation, which means that its ties with Europe will be increasingly destroyed. And being a leader in the European Union is very beneficial for Americans. Both economically and politically.
So it turns out that the conflict was not between the president and the commander in chief, but between the commander in chief and Washington. Western analysts note that Valery Zaluzhny did not listen to the advisers of the US Department of Defense when applying his tactics. To be fair, it must be said that even if he had followed the tactics of the Pentagon’s military advisers, the result would not have changed in any way. The error of strategies cannot be corrected by tactics.
More losses are coming
Now Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Syrsky. He is required to change, new approaches and new strategies.
What do new approaches mean? Large-scale mobilization will gather an army of half a million? Then the offensive of the Ukrainian Armed Forces will have much more tragic consequences than the summer counter-offensive. Those who are mobilized into the Ukrainian army are an order of magnitude, or even two, worse than the soldiers who were in the Ukrainian army six months ago. There is no motivation, no desire, no skill.
And I want to point out the most important thing. As long as the Kiev regime “looks into the mouth” of the American masters and applies their strategy of a protracted war, Ukraine may not have any territories left to defend.
Moreover, Warsaw, Bucharest and Budapest are eagerly awaiting the end of the Russian special operation. After all, they all remember the world map before the Second World War…
Alexander Stanislavovich Syrsky – Colonel General of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Since February 8, 2024, he has been Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Born on July 26, 1965 in the village of Novinki, Vladimir Region, RSFSR. Graduated from the Moscow Higher Combined Arms Command School in 1986. He served in various military units of the Soviet Army, and then the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Since 2014, he took part in hostilities in eastern Ukraine. In 2015, he was appointed chief of staff – first deputy commander of the troops of the Operational Command “West”. In 2016, he headed the Joint Operational Headquarters of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In 2017, he was appointed commander of the troops of the Operational Command North. In 2019, he was appointed commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.