Russian losses in Ukraine According to an intelligence assessment by the United States, it could reach as high as 200,000 deaths and injuries.
The war continues to be a grim affair on day 346. Russian military The two combatants are preparing for the next phase in the war.
Russian Casualties in Ukraine
The Russian forces Continue to suffer heavy casualties Ukraine.
The latest assessment of Russian casualties by U.S. officials and Western officials has shown that Moscow has suffered almost no losses. 200,000 troops So far, there have been no casualties or injuries in the war.
This number is significantly higher than the 100,000 casualties figure that General Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had provided in November.
Since then, the Russian forces tried to capture BakhmutThey have made some progress but are still in complete control of the Donbas town.
Overall, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense Claim According to Saturday’s figures, Ukrainian forces killed around 130590 Russian troops and wounded about twice to thrice as many.
Weapons and equipment destroyed include 294 fighters. attack, bomber. and transport planes, 284 attack and transportation helicopters. 3218 tanks2220 artillery pieces; 6394 armored personnel carrier and infantry fighting vehicle; 460 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems(MLRS); 18 boats, cutters; 5,081 vehicles, fuel tanks, 225 antiaircraft batteries, 1,956 tactical aerial systems, 203 specialty equipment platforms, including bridging vehicles and four mobile Iskander missile systems. 796 cruise missiles were shot down by the Ukrainian air defences.
Yes, More Weapons. But, More Weapons are Needed.
Ukraine is receiving more weapon systems from the U.S. and NATO, but Kyiv wants more—and rightfully so.
The Russian forces are about to launch a large-scale offensive, and the Ukrainian military has its own major counteroffensive There are many things to consider. Ukraine needs as many Waffen It is important to stop this war as quickly as possible.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Continues to push for more weapons.
“Today, I spoke with the Minister of Defence of Poland in Kyiv – he, together with other partners and the Minister of Defense of Ukraine, took part in the third meeting of the states that are members of our tank coalition. We are doing everything to ensure that our soldiers receive modern tanks as soon as possible,” Zelensky spoke in his daily updates.
“And today, the United States announced another large package of defense support for our country. I thank President Biden, all friends of freedom in Congress, and every American for this tangible support!” The Ukrainian leader added.
In the meantime, Russian military appoints the illegally annexed Ukrainian provinces under its direct supervision for operational purposes.
“The move highlights that the Russian military likely aspires to integrate newly occupied territory into a long-term strategic posture,” The British Military Intelligence Assessed In its most recent estimate of war.
The Russian Southern Military District is now in control of the Ukrainian Donetsk- and Luhansk regions.
“However, it is unlikely to have an immediate impact on the campaign: Russia currently deploys forces from across all of Russia’s military districts, commanded by an ad hoc deployed headquarters,” The British Military Intelligence was also added.
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