British Intelligence has reported that the Kremlin will likely be concerned as mobilised Russians are suffering heavy casualties.
Mobilised reservists are being “killed in large numbers” and some of those who were sent to the front line have “serious, chronic health conditions.”
In September Vladimir Putin mobilised around 300,000 reservists who do not have any prior military experience and were sent to Ukraine with little or no training and are poorly equipped.
The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the troops who have been “killed in large numbers” were in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region.
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The Russian reservists were heading into well-established Ukrainian defensive zones around the town of Bakhmut and were up against battle hardened soldiers who were very easily capable of wiping them out.
The MoD also highlighted that the reservists have “highly likely experienced particularly heavy casualties after being committed to dig ambitious trench systems while under artillery fire around the Luhansk Oblast town of Svatove.”
The MoD added, that most of the Russian reservists who have previously served in the army are “highly likely not having their medical status adequately reviewed” and are suffering with many debilitating health conditions.
This means that the Russian Army has deliberately sent reservists “to serve with serious, chronic health conditions.”
Putin is openly concerned that he is losing the war and has told his military chiefs that in “order to win” the war “NATO in Ukraine” the Russian Army needs 5 million troops to be mobilised.
In another sign that the war could escalate the Kremlin warned on Thursday saying that Kyiv government “has every opportunity” to “end the suffering” in Ukraine if they meet all their demands.
Kyiv could “end the suffering” for millions of their population by meeting the Kremlin’s demands which will resolve the conflict and “bring the situation back to normal.”