Nearly a year into the fighting, The war in Ukraine killed or wounded about 180 thousand people in the ranks of the Russian army. and 100 thousand from the Ukrainian side, 30 thousand without counting the dead civilians according to the calculations released this Sunday by the head of the Norwegian army.
, Russian losses are approaching 180 thousand soldiers killed or wounded, Norwegian Chief of Staff said Eirik Kristoffersen in an interview with TV2 channel without specifying the origin of these figures.
Norway, a country bordering Russia, has been a member of NATO since its founding in 1949.
Ukraine and Russia without reliable data
, Ukrainian losses probably exceeded 100,000 killed or wounded. In addition, Ukraine has registered 30 thousand civilians killed in this fierce war. added the Norwegian general.
Russia and Ukraine have not given a reliable balance of your loss for months.
In November, the head of the US Army Mark Milley claimed that the Russian army suffered losses of Over 100,000 dead or wounded, with a similar “likely” balance on the Ukrainian side.
These figures cannot be verified from any independent source.
Russia can continue the war for a long time
Despite heavy losses, Russia is in a position to continue (this war) for a long time added the Norwegian chief of staff on Sunday, Citing Moscow’s arms mobilization and production capabilities,
, Most worrying is how long Ukraine will be able to keep Russian aviation out of combat.“Okay, it’s possible”Thanks to Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense,
Most of the Russian bombardment in recent months has been with long-range missiles.
Norwegian general asked to quickly supply tanks to Ukraine for now the matter is exclusively stalled by Germany.
Germany on Friday refused to supply its Leopard tanks to Kyiv, despite urgent appeals from Ukraine and several European countries.