In Russia, they are actively restoring the combat capability of military formations that have been withdrawn for reorganization.
In Russia, due to heavy losses and lack of army personnel, general mobilization in the regions could be announced. On Tuesday, June 14, Bloomberg wrote.
“Russia is gathering manpower and available equipment from all military districts, which have used most of its military potential in the first 100 days of the invasion of Ukraine,” the publication wrote, citing seniors European officials familiar with the situation.
It is assumed that the Kremlin will be forced to announce a mass mobilization to resolve the issue of staff shortage among the people.
At the same time, sources of the publication note that Russian President Vladimir Putin is still opposed to such a step, because “the beginning of the mobilization will mean public recognition of the war.”
Russia’s progress remains slow and is mostly limited to the Luhansk region even after it concentrated its efforts in the Donbass after the failure of its attempts to seize Kyiv and other large cities at the start of the war.
“Russia will probably need at least another 2-3 months to capture the major cities in the Donbas, such as Slavyansk and Kramatorsk. Then Russia will achieve its goals and seek agreement on this basis,” he said. said Indrek Kannik, director of the Estonian International center of defense and security.
Another senior Eastern European official told reporters that “the stalemate is unlikely to last and warned that a moment of crisis could emerge in a few months.”
In turn, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl, quoted by Reuters, believes Putin is likely to still want to occupy most, if not all of Ukraine.
“I still believe that Putin has plans for a large part of Ukraine, if not the whole country. However, I do not think he will achieve these goals. The Russian occupiers can achieve these “tactical success in those areas. The Ukrainians are holding on to their land. that the Russians are capable of achieving these great goals,” he stressed.
Recall, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki believes that NATO is not doing enough for Ukraine and Western countries should increase support for Ukraine.
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