More than 100,000 Russian soldiers are said to have been killed or wounded
SITUATION UPDATE – This estimate comes from the US Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley, who added that casualties are probably at the same level on the Ukrainian side.
On Wednesday, Russia announced the withdrawal of its forces from Kherson after another major counter-attempt. For its part, Ukraine was cautious, and the US claimed that 100,000 Russian soldiers were killed or wounded in Ukraine… Le Figaro provides an update on the war in Ukraine this Thursday, November 10.
The United States says that more than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in Ukraine
US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley said on Wednesday that more than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded since the start of the invasion of Ukraine, and that casualties are at the same level on the Ukrainian side.
“There are more than 100 thousand dead and wounded Russian soldiersGeneral Milley said while speaking at the Economic Club of New York. “The same is probably true on the Ukrainian side“, he added.
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Vladimir Putin will not go to the G20 in Bali
Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the G20 summit to be held in Bali next week, the Russian embassy told AFP on Thursday. “I can confirm that (Foreign Minister) Sergey Lavrov will lead the Russian delegation to the G20. President Putin’s program is still being prepared, he could attend virtuallyYuliya Tomskaya, head of protocol of the Russian Embassy in Indonesia, said this.
This announcement was made after several months of uncertainty regarding the Russian president’s participation in the G20 summit of heads of state and government organized by Indonesia on November 15 and 16. Another source close to the organization of the summit told AFP that the participation of the Russian president “very hardand he should be replaced by the foreign minister.
Ukraine: Russia announced withdrawal from Kherson, a serious setback
Russia has suffered another major setback in its offensive against Ukraine, announcing that it was withdrawing its forces from Kherson, the regional capital in southern Ukraine, which was the target of a counterattack by the Kyiv army.
The withdrawal, which came after Russian occupation forces displaced nearly 115,000 residents of Kherson Oblast, sounds like a crushing defeat for Moscow, which was already forced to abandon Kharkiv Oblast (northeast) in September.
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US President Joe Biden claimed that Moscow’s announcement of its withdrawal from Kherson, a regional center in southern Ukraine, shows that the Russian army has real power.problems“. “This is proof that they have real problems, Russia, the Russian army“, the tenant of the White House declared during the press conference.
Ukraine “carefulZelensky says after this withdrawal announcement
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, for his part, said on Wednesday evening that his country is reacting with a “retaliation”.extremely cautiousWhile announcing Russia’s withdrawal from the southern city of Kherson.
“The enemy does not give us gifts, does not show us a “gesture of good will”, we have to win everything.Vladimir Zelensky said this in his daily address to Ukrainians. “Therefore, we must be extremely careful not to get caught up in emotions and take unnecessary risks in order to liberate all our lands with as little loss as possible.“.
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“We see no sign of Russia leaving Kherson without a fight. Part of the Russians (troops) is kept in the city“, Mykhailo Podoliak, adviser to the Ukrainian presidency, announced earlier. “They are just trying to get out of a difficult situation“, in turn, spokeswoman of the southern command of the Ukrainian army Natalya Gumenyuk told AFP.
“It did not surprise anyone that they reported that they deliberately crossed to the left bank (of the Dnieper River). But we know we will still have to fight“, he added, believing that the battle for Kherson is not over. “It is impossible to believe the words of the Russians. You should always be ready for anything with themDeputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Hanna Malyar said this.