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Arseniy Yatsenyuk at a meeting with cadets of Military Institute of Telecommunication and Informatization: "Our main tools are intelligence, knowledge and internal force"
29.01.2015 | 16:58

On Thursday, January 29, on the Kruty Heroes Remembrance Day, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk visited the Military Institute of Telecommunications and Informatization of the State Telecommunication University.

In his communication with the cadets, the Head of Government reminded that the building of the Institute had been the place where First Kyiv Military Junior school named after Bohdan Khmelnytsky was situated, two hundred students of which participated in the battle near Kruty railway station, "This institution has a history which is the history of fighting for our country. From here 200 young men went to fight against Bolshevik forces near Kruty. And the fact that you are the students in this institution gives you an even greater responsibility".

Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to the cadets of the institute with the following words, Dear, respected hope of Ukrainian Armed Forces, a Ukrainian state and Ukrainian independence! Now all of us are in the same way fighting for our country and our independence. And on how you study and to which extent your professionalism grow will depend the fate of our country and the fate of dozens thousands military who are now in the anti-terrorist operation zone, in the combat zone fighting against Russian regular troops and terrorists led by the Russian Federation.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized that the world has never faced this kind of war, Russia started, "In Crimea, Russia launched a new kind of the so-called hybrid war. They hid their soldiers as if allegedly there were no signs that they were Russian regular army, tore away the epaulets, tore away the chevrons. Brought in those "green men" who were armed with Russian equipment, Russian guns and having Russian documents.

"A new type of hybrid war is taking place in Donbas as well. They are also hiding their regular troops in the same way behind the terrorists and bandits who are supported by their regular army. But they supervise from behind their backs," he said.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed that these days the war "is not just the guns, tanks, missiles", "Now the war implies information, communication, telecommunications and cyberspace. This is what you are taught here".

He noted that the Russian Federation had deployed massive radio-electronic warfare stations, "aimed at preventing a possibility, including for the Ukrainian Armed Forces, to maintain constant communication, But thanks to your Institute as well, to your experts there have been installed reliable means of communication and telecommunication.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk expressed confidence that the students of this high educational institution would be among the top professionals to protect Ukrainian cyberspace and to prevent from attacks on the cyberspace, as he had been informed by the head of the Institute that the students of the University used to take top places in international competitions and trainings, "Our main tools are intelligence, education, knowledge and, of course, our internal force. The internal force like that of two hundred cadets who went to fight against the Russian army commanded by Muravyov.

"With such bright people, like you, I have confidence that well win. I have faith that Ukraine will not just be fighting, but will be able to gain its independence and statehood", stressed the PM.


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