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There are ‘localised mutinies amongst Russia’s forces in Ukraine’ amid the ‘lack of experienced commanders’

by LLB political Reporter
30th May 22 3:28 pm

Russian forces have suffered “devastating losses amongst its mid and junior ranking officers,” and there are “localised mutinies” due to the lack of experienced commanders.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said that the Russian army are lacking skilled soldiers and there is poor morale amongst the ranks and these factors will lead to a “continued poor discipline.

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The MoD wrote, “Russia has likely suffered devastating losses amongst its mid and junior ranking officers in the conflict.

“Brigade and battalion commanders likely deploy forwards into harm’s way because they are held to an uncompromising level of responsibility for their units’ performance.”

The MoD added, “With multiple credible reports of localised mutinies amongst Russia’s forces in Ukraine, a lack of experienced and credible platoon and company commanders is likely to result to a further decrease in morale and continued poor discipline.”

Vladimir Putin has renewed his offensive in eastern Ukraine particularly in the industrial Donbas region as Russian separatists are fighting for control of villages and cities.

On Sunday the Russian Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov tolf French TF1 TV that Moscow’s “unconditional priority is the liberation of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

The Russian Foreign Minister added that Russia sees the Donetsk and Luhansk regions as “independent states.”

The Ukrainian armed forces’ General Staff  said, “The enemy is reinforcing its units.

“It is trying to gain a foothold in the area.”

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