Russia’s death toll from the war in Ukraine has reached as high as 60,000, the U.K. said, an estimate that draws attention to Moscow’s strategy of sending poorly protected soldiers on near-suicidal missions to break through Ukrainian lines.
In its daily intelligence briefing Friday, the U.K.’s Defense Ministry said the Russian armed forces and private military contractors fighting alongside them as paramilitary forces had lost 40,000 to 60,000 troops and suffered up to 200,000 casualties, which includes troops killed or wounded in action.
The estimate comes as Russian forces continued to press attacks along eastern Ukraine on Friday, and major Western powers met in Munich for an annual European security conference attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris.
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[ Editor’s Note: The death and injury to come in this conflict will shocking. ]