In some areas, Russia’s manpower losses up to nine times greater than Ukraine’s - deputy defense minister

In some areas, Russia’s manpower losses up to nine times greater than Ukraine’s - deputy defense minister

Russian propaganda has been producing absolutely fake news about Ukraine’s military losses for the past week and a half because in some areas of the front, the enemy's losses in manpower are six to nine times greater than those on the Ukrainian side.

Deputy Minister of Defense Hanna Maliar said this on the air of the national telethon, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"During the past week and a half, we have noticed an intensification of Russian propaganda efforts along the lines of two narratives. They are trying to circulate reports about seemingly huge losses on the Ukrainian side and discredit Western aid. In fact, according to military calculations, the Russians in some areas of the front line suffered losses that are six to nine times larger than Ukraine’s. That's why these fake news are easy to refute," Maliar said.

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According to her, the enemy seeks to sow panic among the Ukrainian military with such fake reports of losses, disrupt mobilization processes and, on the contrary, encourage their own. "But our losses are disproportionately lower than the enemy's," said the deputy minister.

As for another fake about military aid to Ukraine, Maliar believes that the enemy's task is to discredit Western weapons, but they also fail to do so.

"We do not hide the fact that there are losses, but our losses are much smaller than the Russian ones. We destroy much more of their equipment and weapons, and, secondly, we have already demonstrated that the equipment provided by Western partners performs a variety of different tasks and allows us to preserve the lives of our military personnel as much as possible. And it is with the help of this equipment that we liberate our territories. Therefore, none of these media efforts live long in the information field," she emphasized.

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