Johnson: The military operation in Donbass exhausted the Russian army

Amid the escalating battles between Russian and Ukrainian forces, especially in eastern Ukraine, where the Russians are exerting heavy pressure on the Lyschansk-Severdonetsk axis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that fighting in Donbass has run out. the Russian army.

And he saw in an interview with the German newspaper “Süddeutsche Zeitung” that “the pace of the Russian war on Ukrainian lands could slow down”.

heavy losses

He also pointed out that the incursion into eastern Ukraine inflicted heavy casualties on Russian forces, materially and humanly, which could soon prevent their advance, Reuters reported.

Furthermore, he felt that the momentum of the Russian forces could diminish, after their resources were depleted.

The momentum of the Russian forces may diminish as resources are exhausted

British Prime Minister

Interestingly, the Russian army has intensified its attacks in recent days in the Donbass region, which includes Donetsk and Luhansk, focusing on the Lysechansk-Severdonetsk axis, and has recorded a 5km deep advance in Lysechansk, l last stronghold of Ukraine forces in the region.

Today, Thursday, Serhiy Gaidai, governor of the Luhansk region, announced that Russian forces have captured the villages of Loskotivka and Ray Oleksandrivka, south of the cities of Lyschansk and Severodonetsk.

Russia, which launched its military operation on 24 February in Ukrainian territory, aims to control the entire Donbass basin, after it had been partially controlled by separatists loyal to it in 2014, with the aim of opening a land corridor connecting the east to the Crimea, which in the same year annexed to its territory.

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