The Ukrainian city of Lviv is on alert for a possible Belarusian attack. Photo/Illustration
The mayor of Lviv, Andriy Sadovy, held an operational meeting with military and civilian authorities to begin preparing for an attack from Belarus.
“We talked about defense plans and the forces and means under the control of the city. The situation is changing, so our defense strategy also needs changes and updates,” Sadovy was quoted as saying. Newsweek from Pravda, Sunday (3/7/2022).
“A defense base will be established in each district of the city, and additional training will be conducted for members of the territorial defense volunteer formations. Until we transfer them to 24-hour duty. But this decision can change at any time,” he added.
And even though it’s just the height of summer, Sadovy has already told his staff and residents to prepare for the long winter without heating the house without gas.
“We continue to form strategic reserves of products in case of blockage of supply lines,” said the mayor.
Then there are other things to consider, such as which citizens will help fight any aggression, whether it be from Moscow or Minsk.
“We are also considering the option of forming a reserve volunteer battalion of city council and communal company employees,” Sadovy said.