Ukraine-Russia battle exhibits standard warfare might occur: Gen MM Naravane


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New Delhi, Mar 8: The continuing warfare between Ukraine and Russia exhibits {that a} standard warfare might occur, Indian Military Chief Gen M M Naravane mentioned on Tuesday.

Ukraine-Russia conflict shows conventional war could happen: Gen MM Naravane

Responding to a query on the sidelines of an occasion, he highlighted that the warfare between the 2 international locations was being fought in a bodily area. Is the warfare being fought in our on-line world or via air-conditioned chambers? he rhetorically requested, including that this warfare exhibits {that a} “conventional war could happen”.

On asking the lesson from the Russia-Ukraine warfare, he mentioned, “The war we seeing, is being fought physically on the ground,” the Military chief acknowledged. “So, a conventional war could happen. And, we have to be operationally ready,”

Russia began a “military operation” in opposition to Ukraine on February 24. Based on United Nation’s estimate, 1.5 million refugees have sought shelter in neighbouring international locations of Ukraine during the last 11 days.

In the meantime, all Indian college students stranded within the war-torn Ukrainian metropolis of Sumy have been moved out and flights underneath Operation Ganga are being ready to deliver them again dwelling, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs (MEA) mentioned on Tuesday. MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi mentioned the Indian college students moved out of Sumy have been being taken to Poltava, from the place they may board trains to western Ukraine. Poltava is at a distance of about 175 km from Sumy.

“Happy to inform that we have been able to move out all Indian students from Sumy. They are currently en route to Poltava, from where they will board trains to western Ukraine,” Bagchi tweeted.

Sumy has been witnessing intense combating between Russian and Ukrainian troops for days now. India had been making efforts to evacuate its residents from the northeastern Ukrainian metropolis, however was dealing with the problem of heavy shelling and air strikes. India has introduced again over 17,100 of its nationals from Ukraine to date. PTI

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