Putin says Ukraine’s counteroffensive fails to accomplish goals


10th June 2023 – (Moscow) Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that Ukraine launched a counteroffensive but failed to achieve its goals. Putin made the comments during a press conference in Sochi, where he said that the use of strategic reserves by Ukrainian forces proved that an offensive had started. He went on to say that Ukrainian troops had not achieved their objectives in any combat areas, and significant losses had been sustained by Ukrainian soldiers in the past five days of intense fighting.

Putin praised the Russian military and weaponry in their actions against the Ukrainian counteroffensive, saying that there was an intensive increase in the production of modern types of weapons.