The outcome of the war in Ukraine remains to be seen, as Vladimir Putin has “resigned” from taking kyiv to focus on the separatist areas of Donbas, this was commented on today by the highest US military officials.
It was sought to take control of Ukraine from the capital
the president of russia he had the idea that he could quickly take control of the Ukrainehaving control of the capital, but he was wrong, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told the congressional hearing. “I think Putin has given up his efforts to capture the capital and is now focusing on the south and east of the country,” he added before the Senate Armed Forces Commission.
However, the outcome of the war, which promises to be a long one, remains uncertain, said US Chief of Staff General Mark Milley. “It will be a long-term job,” he said. “There is still a big battle ahead in the southeast, where the Russians intend to concentrate forces and continue their attack. So it remains to be seen how this will play out.”
Ukraine receives military weapons
Ukraine has received some 60,000 anti-tank systems from the United States and its allies, and the Ukrainian military uses antipersonnel mines that force Russian soldiers to fight in areas where they are most vulnerable, General Milley said at the same hearing.
The West has also provided the Ukrainians with 25 thousand anti-aircraft systems of various types that have prevented Russia from taking control of Ukrainian airspaceadded the soldier.