What was criticized a few weeks ago as “Putin-friendly propaganda” is now being confirmed by more and more military experts and European governments: the counteroffensive by the Ukrainian Armed Forces is progressing slowly, but The disadvantages of securing such a small space are very high.
According to the well-known news magazine Newsweek, the unpleasant military situation will also have consequences for the top government of Kiev. The editors of the American weekly magazine in New York quoted a high-ranking Ukrainian government insider as saying: “There is a risk that the leadership will split into a military and a political one.” Until now, Volodymyr Zelensky (45) had held both leadership roles in the individual union as chairman – but was now in conflict with the general staff.
A source close to the Ukrainian government insisted, “There are definitely some differences in the Ukrainian leadership regarding the military strategy.” Newsweek had to guarantee this anonymity. It also said: “On the military side is Army Chief Valery Zalushny. He would like to keep the pressure on. However, on the political side, the question arises as to whether it matters most at this point in time.