According to the CIA director, Moscow lost 15,000 men in the military campaign in Ukraine, while Kiev sustained similar losses.
“The US intelligence community’s most recent estimate has the death toll of Russian soldiers at around 15,000, though there may have been three times as many injured. Even while the losses on the Ukrainian side may have been slightly less severe, there were still a sizable number of casualties “William Burns, director of the CIA, acknowledged this on July 20 at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.
After pulling back its forces from the besieged cities of Kiev and the northern Ukraine in March, Mr. Burns claimed that Russia had learnt a great deal of valuable lessons. “The Russian military is using the war effort to its advantage in a style of conflict that suits them. destroy Ukrainian objectives with better artillery bombardment to make up for the lack of troops they have, “Director of the CIA said.
The military of Ukraine and Russia have not responded to the information.
Russian military are in charge of around 20% of the neighbouring nation in the context of the war in Ukraine, which has been going on for about five months.
On March 25, the Russian Defense Ministry revealed that 1,351 soldiers have lost their lives as a result of the military action in Ukraine. Although they did not provide exact figures, Ukrainian authorities claimed in June that at the worst of the fighting in the east, 100–200 soldiers died every day.
On July 20, Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, declared that Russia was broadening its attention beyond the eastern Donbass region to include other parts of Ukraine. He added that prior sessions had revealed the Ukrainian side had “no intention to discuss anything seriously” and that peace talks with Ukraine “no longer make sense.”
In light of the Russian army’s significant losses in the battle to attack the two cities of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk in the Russian Federation, Ukraine said that Moscow is preparing to start a new offensive after taking a “tactical pause” to reorganise its forces. Province of Lugansk in June.