The command of the Joint' Forces Operation is preparing to repel the probable provocations by militants on May 9. This was stated by chief of staff, first deputy commander of the JFO Valeriy Zaluzhny at a briefing in Kramatorsk on Monday", - Interfax-Ukraine reports.
"May 9 remains the date when the enemy will use all available forces and means to provoke the situation – both on the territory where the peaceful life continues and on the contact line. We are ready for any developments. We will not allow to do what they will try to do", - he reported.
The Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation and Victory Day over Nazism in World War II will be celebrated in Ukraine on May 8 and 9.