Ukraine expects to lose up to 12,000 military in case of Donbass forcible takeover

Ukraine, in the event of a forceful resolution of the conflict in Donbass, will lose from ten to twelve thousand troops in ten days, three thousand of them - killed. This, according to "Ukrainian Truth" edition, was said by the Chief of the Ukrainian General Staff Viktor Muzhenko.

Muzhenko also said that with this approach there will be casualties among civilians. According to him, for 2.3 thousand military there will be ten thousand local residents. Such figures, the head of the General Staff noted, were obtained during the exercises using special techniques.

Muzhenko assured that the Ukrainian Armed Forces have enough weapons for such a scenario. However, he doubts that Ukrainian society is ready for a violent resolution of the conflict.

DONi News Agency