“Ukraine now faces the threat of a
full-scale invasion,” Parubiy said at a press conference on March 12.
He said that Ukraine would rely on
military, police and a newly formed National Guard of 20,000 volunteers to
protect is borders.
Parubiy estimates that more than 80,000
Russian troops have amassed along the Ukrainian border, along with as many as
270 tanks, 180 armored combat vehicles, 380 pieces of artillery, 18 rocket
launchers, 140 combat aircraft, 90 military helicopters and 19 combat boats and