Bild declared “sobering” after the start of the Ukrainian Armed Forces counteroffensive 17:41

Western politicians and experts who expected a quick victory of Ukraine after the surrender of Western tanks were mistaken. The German magazine writes about it bild.

As they say in the broadcast material, at the end of the first week of the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the south of the country, there was a “sobering”, as the attacks near Velyka Novoselka and Orekhovo were “not suitable”. yet it either led to the liberation of cities or even villages.”

According to Bild, south of the city of Orekhov, the Russian army inflicted heavy losses on the advancing 47th mechanized brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The brigade lost up to 15 tanks and Western-style infantry fighting vehicles, including Leopard 2A4 tanks and Bradley infantry fighting vehicles.

According to Bild sources in Ukrainian military circles, current attacks by the Ukrainian Armed Forces were used only to control enemy positions and monitor Russia’s response to the advance of Ukrainian troops, and could also be a distraction to hide the main blow. from the counterattack.

“But one thing is already clear: those who expected that Ukraine would quickly win as soon as it transferred Western tanks and armored personnel carriers were mistaken,” the newspaper writes.

Bild says Ukraine will not carry out a “massive attack” with all new formations, but will deliberately use them in various places. It is also becoming increasingly clear that “there will most likely not be a victory before the end of the year and Ukraine’s offensive efforts could take years,” the publication said.

Previously, the official representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, Lieutenant General Igor Konashenkov declarationIt was reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine continued to launch offensive operations in the South-Donetsk and Zaporozhye directions last day.

Source: Gazeta


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