25,500 Russian soldiers have already fallen. 1,130 Russian tanks are said to have been disabled. 199 jets and 156 helicopters were also shot down.
Of course, these figures cannot be verified independently. At least as far as the lost weapon systems are concerned, Putin has already suffered a serious defeat. At the end of April, the military experts at “Oryx” drew up a page-long list of destroyed weapon systems. The eXXpress reports.
British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace holds a victory of the Ukraine against Russia meanwhile for very probable. Speaking at the National Army Museum in London on Monday, he urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to come to terms with the fact that Russia has lost in the long run. It is very possible that the Ukraine the Russian army will be crushed to the point where it will have to retreat or regroup to pre-February areas.