In case of worsening the situation, Ukrainian military will adequately respond to the militants’ provocations - Muzhenko 02/17/2017 13:01:03. Total views 866. Views today — 0.

The situation in the ATO area has escalated, so the Armed Forces of Ukraine are allowed to adequately respond to the provocations of the terrorist organizations the "DPR" and "LPR". This was stated by Chief of Staff, Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viktor Muzhenko - zn.ua reports.

"Since the day before yesterday, we are seeing an increase in the number of mortar attacks, attacks from guns, and the use of tanks. In particular, the latter yesterday shelled Avdiivka. Units that carry out tasks in the ATO area have the right to respond adequately to all the violations that take place there. Commanders may take decisions in response to certain actions of the enemy", - said Muzhenko.

He noted that the return fire from the Ukrainian military is a few times less than from terrorists.