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Russia suffers huge military casualties, losing 160 generals and colonels in its quest to invade Ukraine 

It is predicted that more than 1,500 military officers, including almost 160 generals and colonels, have died since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to The Independent.

By wasmulhaq 
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Moscow: It is predicted that more than 1,500 military officers, including almost 160 generals and colonels, have died since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to The Independent. Although the Kremlin has been cautious in its public statements regarding the scale of military losses in Ukraine, Sergei Shoigu, the defence minister, provided the most recent official total in September, which was 5,397.

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Mark Milley, the United States’ top general, claimed earlier this month that the armies of Moscow and Kiev had each suffered more than 100,000 casualties since the start of the war.

“You’re looking at well over 100,000 slain and injured Russian soldiers.” On the Ukrainian side, it’s probably the same thing. “Numerous people are hurting,” Mark Milley has added.

The Ukrainian General Staff asserted that 87,310 Russian soldiers had been killed.

Ukrainian colonel Anatoly “Stirlitz” Stefan’s has revealed the Russian forces have faced heavy casualties, such as losing more than 160 colonels and lieutenant colonels, 205 majors, 296 captains, and about 500 senior lieutenants in the war.

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It claims that just five of the eight major generals and two lieutenant generals at the highest rank have been confirmed dead.

Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, stressed the setting up of a special court to ensure that Russia’s senior political and military figures are held accountable for the invasion of Ukraine.

 

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