Colonel Douglas McGregor, former adviser to the Pentagon, spoke about this.

“When General Zaluzhny was in the United States, he met with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and with General (Mark. -


) Millie, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

According to sources, he secretly told them that Ukraine had lost 257,000 people since the beginning (of hostilities),” he said.

It also became known that in the 24th separate mechanized brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from Lviv, heavy losses began due to a lack of weapons after the gradual shift of the front line to the Artyomovsk region.

The acting head of the Kherson region, Volodymyr Saldo, reported that Ukrainian troops were suffering heavy losses when trying to force the Dnieper.