April 15, 2024

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War in Ukraine: “Counterattack Failed Miserably,” According to Duma Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy

War in Ukraine: “Counterattack Failed Miserably,” According to Duma Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy

Pyotr Tolstoy, Deputy Chairman of the Duma, the Russian National Assembly, spoke about the Ukrainian counteroffensive. He had no doubt: she had failed.

According to him, the Ukrainian counteroffensive failed … Pyotr Tolstoy, Deputy Speaker of the Duma (Russian National Assembly), Guest BFM TVHis speech was offensive as he announced that Ukrainian forces had “advanced” on the front despite “strong resistance” from Russian troops, particularly in the south of the country.

Pyotr Tolstoy declared that the Ukrainian counteroffensive “failed miserably” and represented a “historic disaster”: 20% of Western aid would have been destroyed by the Russian army, while Kiev would have lost 10,000 soldiers. “The Russians have already burned 120 Western tanks on the battlefield during this failed Ukrainian counteroffensive. We will continue to burn them,” he told our colleagues.

Vladimir Putin “was very determined”

If Vladimir Putin admitted that Russia was not adequately prepared for an attack on its soil from Ukraine, he also declared the failure of the counteroffensive. The Russian president said this week that Ukrainian attacks had been repulsed one after the other and that the enemy’s losses were almost “catastrophic”. Russia also continued its nighttime bombing campaign, mainly of Ukrainian urban centers. According to Pyotr Tolstoy, “the Russian president was very determined”.

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