Russia's full-scale war against Ukraine has been going on for more than ten months, and there are now signs that Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for a protracted


Is he ready to fight for years - in an exclusive interview for

, the head of the committee of the French parliament on national defense and the armed forces, Tom Gassilhoud, told.

"Yes, we can fear that Russia will continue its military aggression against Ukraine. After the failure of his "special operation", President Putin is organizing himself for a long-term war. He has mobilized military reserves, adapted the Russian military and sought increased support from his remaining allies, in particular Iran and Belarus. He is also counting on the exhaustion of the Ukrainians and the "war fatigue" of the Western countries. But not because he "decided" to continue the war, because he can do it for a long time. Because his means will be limited, his army is exhausted and is retreating, sanctions and the solidarity of Western countries are weakening it, and there is tension in public opinion (inside Russia - ed.) about the price of this war," he said.

It will be recalled that during a meeting with the director of the US Central Intelligence Agency, William Burns, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, Serhiy Naryshkin, said that 

Putin does not care about the losses among his army.

During a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett,

Putin  admitted that the Ukrainians are not as easy to defeat as he was told.

Since the beginning of the full-scale offensive of the Russian Federation on Ukraine, the 

Armed Forces 

of Ukraine have eliminated more than 

100 thousand occupiers.

Analysts at the ISW Institute for the Study of War believe that the 


has decided to accept tens of thousands of victims of a full-scale invasion and will seek to win the war

against Ukraine.

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