More than 100,000 Russian military casualties in Ukraine, top US general

On Wednesday, the United States’s top general estimated that Russia’s military has seen more than 100,000 of its soldiers killed and wounded in the Ukraine war, and he added that Kyiv’s armed forces will probably suffer a similar number of casualties as the war drags on.

  • YAHOO NEWS – Asked about prospects for diplomacy in Ukraine, Milley noted that the early refusal to negotiate in World War One compounded human suffering and led to millions more casualties.
  • TIMES OF ISRAEL – Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said as many as 40,000 Ukrainian civilians and “well over” 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in the war, now in its ninth month.
  • USA TODAY – Army Gen. Mark Milley, the highest-ranking U.S. military officer, said Russia had amassed up to 30,000 troops in Kherson. A full retreat, he said, could take several weeks.
  • EURO NEWS – But Milley added that Russia’s “withdrawal” from Kherson and a potential stalemate in fighting over the winter could provide an opportunity to negotiate peace.