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NewsMedvedev: War in Ukraine could last for decades

Medvedev: War in Ukraine could last for decades


“This conflict is going to continue for a very long time, probably decades,” the deputy head of the Russian Security Council told the RIA news agency during a visit to Vietnam.

“As long as there is such power… there will be, for example, 3 years of armistice, 2 years of conflict and then everything will repeat itself,” he said, describing Ukraine as a Nazi state.

Medvedev said in January that a nuclear war could break out if Moscow was defeated.

<p class=””>Earlier, Medvedev announced that since January 1, 2023, Moscow had recruited around 120,000 contract soldiers into its army, which is trying to replenish its ranks, weakened by the attack in Ukraine. <p class=”no-no-no-ng-scope”>”From January 1 to May 19, 117,400 people were accepted into the armed forces under contract and as part of volunteer training,” Medvedev said at a meeting on military conscription. <p class=”no-no-no-ng-scope”>Medvedev, who is currently number two on the Russian Security Council, welcomed the “continuation of work” to increase the number of the army “in the framework of the instructions issued by (President Vladimir Putin) on the matter “. <p class=”no-no-no-ng-scope”>The Russian army suffered heavy losses in Ukraine, which prompted it to renew many of its ranks, despite the fact that the matter was kept secret by the military hierarchy. <p class=”no-no-no-ng-scope”>Anticipating a major counterattack by Ukrainian forces, Moscow has launched a massive recruitment campaign in recent weeks.

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