West believes Russia's losses in war with Ukraine amount to 300,000-400,000 dead and wounded
Western officials suggest that the Russian army has lost between 300,000 and 400,000 troops since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine
The Guardian reported the information.
Currently, during the heaviest fighting near Avdiivka, Russia is losing 500 to 1,000 people a day, according to Western officials.
In their opinion, Ukraine's counteroffensive in the Zaporizhzhia direction is probably over, although "three brigades" have crossed the Dnipro River near Kherson.
"Neither side is capable of mounting a decisive operation on land," said one of the officials. The outlet noted that in the context of a prolonged conflict, the role of Western assistance is crucial for Ukraine.
- In turn, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces reported that the Russian invading forces lost 316,760 soldiers during the full-scale invasion.