The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valeriy Zaluzhny, said on Saturday that the Ukrainian army had already destroyed about 20 percent of the Russian army’s units involved in the war in Ukraine. He announced this after speaking to the chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, General Mark Milley.
“During today’s phone call, we once again verified the loss estimate Russia in this war. The enemy suffers significant losses, mainly in manpower – one fifth of the Russian army’s sub-units participating in combat operations in Ukraine was destroyed “- announced Valerij Załużny on Facebook.
He noted that he also informed Marek Milley that active combat operations are currently taking place on 1,300 km of the front.
“We need artillery fire very badly. I turned to our partners on this again,” he added.
Losses of Russians in Ukraine
According to the data of the Ukrainian general staff, 43,400 Russian soldiers have died in Ukraine so far. According to Pentagon Russia has so far lost 70-80 thousand. soldiers, both killed and wounded.
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