According to British intelligence authorities, Russia has likely lost one-third of its ground combat forces in Ukraine, and the units that remain are weak and have been unable to make any territorial gain in recent weeks.
According to an estimate from the UK Ministry of Defense, Russia has likely lost one-third of the ground combat force it committed in February.
The Russian attack in Donbas has slowed and is now far behind schedule. Despite small-scale early victories, Russia has been unable to make significant territory gains in the last month while maintaining consistently high levels of attrition, according to the assessment.
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The UK government has said that when tactical and support equipment runs out, the losses would almost probably escalate.
The loss of crucial enablers like bridge equipment and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance drones would very probably compound these delays. According to the UK government, Russian bridging equipment has been in short supply throughout the battle, limiting and hampering offensive actions.
The UK Defense Ministry anticipated that unless these conditions significantly changed, Russian forces would not be able to repeat their first victories.
Under the current circumstances, Russia’s rate of development is unlikely to accelerate considerably in the next 30 days.
On February 24, Russia invaded Ukraine. The Ukrainian military will be compelled to surrender within weeks, according to analysts.
Ukrainian soldiers, on the other hand, have repelled the aggressors, and a surge of international backing has enabled the smaller country to stay in the war.