“Groups of Russian troops continue to grind up all the weapons and equipment supplied to Kyiv, both on their delivery routes and in combat positions,” Shoigu said.

As the Financial Times wrote earlier, the fighting in Ukraine has created a crisis in the supply chain of ammunition in European countries in connection with the "abrupt transition" of the West to "military rails."

Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Ryabkov noted that Western military equipment, coming to Ukraine in an increasing flow, would be "literally ground."