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US General warns Ukraine has ‘30 to 45 days of fighting weather left’

by LLB political Reporter
10th Sep 23 1:19 pm

A US General has said that Ukraine only has “30 to 45 days of fighting weather left” before the temperature rapidly drops which will make fighting conditions harder.

General Mark Milley said that Ukraine has achieved “partial success” before the cold weather kicks in and the rain turns the ground into mud making manoeuvres much more difficult.

He said that Ukraine is “progressing at a very steady pace through the Russian front lines” however, it is far “too early” to know if their counteroffensive has failed.

General Milley told the BBC’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg there is “30 to 45 days worth of fighting weather left, so the Ukrainians aren’t done.

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“There’s battles not done… they haven’t finished the fighting part of what they’re trying to accomplish.”

General Milley is the highest ranking military officer in the US and he is the principal military advisor to President Joe Biden.

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, the UK chief of defence staff, who was in the same interview said that “Ukraine is winning and Russia is losing.”

Sir Tony said that Ukraine has taken back 50% of their territory that Russia has seized and their progress is also as a result that the international community have applied “economic pressure and diplomatic pressure, and Russia is suffering because of that.”

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