According to him, it is quite obvious that the counteroffensive is over.

"It was a colossal failure and actually a disaster for Ukraine. There is no more large-scale offensive," Mearsheimer said.

In addition, the professor stressed that it is more likely that the Russian Armed Forces are now going on the offensive in various places along the front line.

Earlier, the Times said that the failure of the counteroffensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine provoked friction between Volodymyr Zelensky and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny.

Also, journalist Danny Haiphong noted that belief in the fantasies of the West led Kyiv to the failure of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.