© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Pentagon is seen from the air in Washington, U.S., March 3, 2022, greater than per week after Russia invaded Ukraine. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photograph
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon stated on Thursday that Russia’s persistent troubles in Ukraine doubtless led to newest shake-up in army management, and urged Moscow to finish the battle as an alternative turning to new generals to supervise the almost year-long invasion.
Russia on Wednesday appointed Chief of the Basic Employees Valery Gerasimov to supervise the army marketing campaign in Ukraine. Solely final October, Russia had put Sergey Surovikin in that place. Surovikin will now keep on as a deputy of Gerasimov.
“It doubtless does mirror among the systemic challenges that the Russian army has confronted for the reason that starting of this invasion,” Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder informed a information briefing.
“We have talked about a few of these issues when it comes to its logistics issues, command and management issues, sustainment issues, morale and the … failure to attain the strategic aims that they’ve set for themselves.”