A top Russian soldier has killed himself after realising how useless his reserve vehicles are and a commander was “deliberately” killed by his own demoralised troops.
The Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence said Russian forces have the “problem of the impossibility of restoring equipment after ‘deconservation from warehouses.”
Ukraine claimed on Telegram that Russia’s electronic equipment had precious metals inside which they had stripped out.
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The update said, “Currently, the enemy RVB is trying to put into operation a significant amount of equipment coming from long-term storage facilities.
“The condition of this equipment is mostly extremely unsatisfactory, which makes its full use impossible.
“At present, plans to transfer equipment taken from storage to the front have actually been thwarted.”
A Western official reported that a seventh Russian general, Lieutenant General Yakov Rezanstev was killed in action and a colonel was “deliberately” killed by his own demoralised troops.
Last week the Kremlin sacked army Commander General Vlaislav due to heavy losses in Ukraine.