UK says Russia suffers devastating losses among lower-ranked officers

30/5/2022 11:14:00 AM

UK says Russia suffers devastating losses among lower-ranked officers

UK says Russia suffers devastating losses among lower-ranked officers

LONDON: Russia appears to have suffered devastating losses amongst mid- and junior-ranking officers in its conflict with Ukraine, raising the prospect of weaker military effectiveness in future, Britain\u0027s defence ministry said on Monday (May 30). Brigade and battalion commanders were probably deploying to

LinkedIn LONDON: Russia appears to have suffered devastating losses amongst mid- and junior-ranking officers in its conflict with Ukraine, raising the prospect of weaker military effectiveness in future, Britain's defence ministry said on Monday (May 30).Vladimir Putin President of Russia KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — As Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying weapons that have supported Ukraine's defense.KYIV: Ukrainian presidential adviser and peace talks negotiator Mykhailo Podolyak said on Saturday (May 28) that any agreement with Russia could not be trusted, adding the only way to stop Moscow's invasion was by force.Copy to clipboard https://str.

Brigade and battalion commanders were probably deploying to the most dangerous positions while junior officers have had to lead low-level tactical actions, the ministry said on Twitter in its latest Defence Intelligence update."With multiple credible reports of localised mutinies amongst Russia's forces in Ukraine, a lack of experienced and credible platoon and company commanders is likely to result (in) a further decrease in morale and continued poor discipline," it said.Ukraine’s train system has ferried arms and evacuated citizens through Lyman, a key railway hub in the east.The loss of younger officers was likely to exacerbate Russia's problems in modernising its military command and control, the ministry said.The Kremlin said earlier this month Ukraine was showing no willingness to continue peace talks, while officials in Kyiv blamed Russia for the lack of progress."More immediately, battalion tactical groups which are being reconstituted in Ukraine from survivors of multiple units are likely to be less effective due to a lack of junior leaders," it said.Ukrainian officials have sent mixed signals on Lyman.Russian forces intensified attacks on Monday to capture Sievierodonetsk, a key city in Ukraine's southeastern Donbas region which Moscow is targeting having failed to take the capital Kyiv early in the war.The UN Security Council, where Russia wields a powerful veto, will vote in July on whether to keep the aid route open.

Related:.Pavlo Kyrylenko said Russian troops controlled most of it and were trying to press their offensive toward Bakhmut, another city in the region.It doesn't matter that he sends some negotiating group to us.

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This is because they need to protect the Russian speaking Ukraine civilians in Donbass... If not, it will be easy...

Russia takes small cities, aims to widen east Ukraine battleAs Russia asserted progress in its goal of seizing the entirety of contested eastern Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin tried Saturday to shake European resolve to punish his country with sanctions and to keep supplying weapons that have supported Ukraine's defense. The Russian Defense Ministry said Lyman, the second small city to fall this week, had been “completely liberated” by a joint force of Russian soldiers and Kremlin-backed separatists, who have waged war for eight years in the industrial Donbas region bordering Russia. Ukraine’s train system has ferried arms and evacuated citizens through Lyman, a key railway hub in the east.

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Russia pummels eastern towns in bid to encircle Ukraine forcesKYIV: Russian forces stepped up their assault on the Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk on Saturday (May 28) after claiming to have captured the nearby rail hub of Lyman, as Kyiv intensified its calls for longer-range weaponry from the West to help it fight back in the Donbas region. Slow, solid Russia Russia carry on raping... while rest of world watches.