The head of the American General Staff, Milley, estimated the combat losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at tens of thousands of people. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States estimated the losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at tens of thousands of people killed and wounded. Kyiv at the end of August estimated the irretrievable losses of the army at 9 thousand people (max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >

The Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have lost tens of thousands of people killed and wounded since the beginning of the Russian military operation. This was stated by the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley.

“Over the past six months, the Ukrainians have paid a terrible price of tens of thousands of losses in killed and wounded”,— he said at a press conference at the US Ramstein base in Germany.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky last called the total losses of the Ukrainian army during the special operation in mid-April. Then he said that 2.5-3 thousand people died, another 10 thousand were injured. On August 22, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny announced that the irretrievable losses of the Ukrainian army amounted to about 9 thousand people.

In April, the Russian Ministry of Defense stated that 23 thousand dead soldiers of the “Ukrainian army, the National Guard and foreign mercenaries” arrived.< /p>

The Russian ministry last reported on the losses of its own army on March 25. According to the Ministry of Defense, at that time there were 1351 dead and 3825 wounded.

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Russia has been conducting an operation in Ukraine since February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goals “demilitarization and denazification”; neighboring state. Kyiv, in response, severed diplomatic relations with Moscow, introduced martial law and announced a general mobilization. Representatives of 141 out of 193 countries of the UN General Assembly condemned the actions of the Russian authorities, demanded a ceasefire and the withdrawal of troops.

After the outbreak of hostilities, the United States began to provide military and financial assistance to Kyiv. By mid-August, the West supplied or undertook to supply almost $40 billion worth of weapons, military equipment and other equipment to Kiev.

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