As Many as 80,000 Russian Troops Hurt or Killed in Ukraine, Pentagon Says

WASHINGTON—As many as 80,000 Russian troops have been wounded or killed in lower than six months of preventing in Ukraine, the Pentagon stated Monday, the primary time the U.S. navy introduced its estimates of the toll of the invasion on Russia.

Based on U.S. estimates, Russia has suffered 70,000 to 80,000 casualties, Colin Kahl, the undersecretary of protection for coverage, advised reporters at a press briefing Monday. Within the days main as much as Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion, Western officers estimated that Russia had staged roughly 150,000 troops close to Ukraine’s border.