British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (file photo) Boris Johnson: Russian offensive in Ukraine may slow down due to lack of resources
In his assessment, the British Prime Minister referred to British intelligence
Ukraine will slow down as the Russian army dwindles its resources, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told European newspapers.
In a commentary published on Wednesday by the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Johnson said that Russian troops are advancing in the Donbass at the cost of heavy losses among personnel and significant losses in weapons.
“However, our military intelligence believes that in the next few months Russia may reach a certain point, after which it will not have the strength to attack, because it exhausted its resources,” said the British Prime Minister.
“Then we will have to help the Ukrainians turn the tide. I will make this argument at the G7 summit. (this weekend in Germany),” Johnson added. – Since the Ukrainians are able to launch a counteroffensive, they need to be supported. With the weapons they demand of us.”
Responding to the question of what a victory for Ukraine or a defeat for Putin would look like, Johnson said:
“This will happen if the status quo is restored , which was before February 24, and the troops (of Russia) will be thrown back beyond the borders of those areas into which they invaded.