The estimate came from US Chief of Staff General Mark Milley, who said losses on the Ukrainian side could be in the same order.
More than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded since the start of the invasion of Ukraine, US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley estimated on Wednesday (Nov 9), with losses probably in the same order. Ukrainian side. “Over 100,000 Russian soldiers killed and wounded”General Milley said speaking at the New York Economic Club. “The same thing could happen on the Ukrainian side.”he added.
The figures presented by General Milley, which cannot be independently verified, are the most accurate Washington has ever provided. A top U.S. military official also said he believed in negotiations to end the war because a military victory for either Russia or Ukraine was unlikely. “There must be a mutual recognition that military victory, in the true sense of the word, is not attainable by military means, so one must look to other means.”, General Milley said. According to him, there is “Window of Opportunity for Negotiation”.
His comments came as Russia ordered its troops to withdraw from the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson in a blow to Moscow’s military campaign. But Kyiv reacted cautiously, considering it impossible for the Russian army to leave the strategic city without a fight. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden suggested the withdrawal was proof Moscow had it “Real Problems” On the battlefield.