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Musk comments with one word on an analysis of Ukraine's "counter-attack"

 


Musk comments with

one word on an analysis of Ukraine's "counter-attack"


US billionaire Elon Musk supported British analyst Alexander Mercuris' opinion on the failure of the counter-attack of Ukrainian forces and the malign role of the United States in blowing up the Ukrainian crisis.


Earlier :

businessman and investor David Sachs posted on

  • social network X ("Twitter")
  • an excerpt from Mercuris' podcast
  • recalling Washington's steps leading to the current crisis in Ukraine.


According to Mercuris, the United States ignored Russia's concerns about European security, and in 2022 sabotaged negotiations between Moscow and Kiev in Turkey.


Now that the counter-attack has failed :

the United States can try to engage in serious negotiations with the Russians

but instead demands that the massacre continue, the analyst said.


At every "crossroads"

the United States foreign policy elite had chosen

"the path of confrontation and conflict, not the path of compromise and peace".


In a comment on Sachs' post

Musk wrote:

"Accurate."

  • The Ukrainian counter-attack began last June 4
  • particularly on the axis of South Donetsk and Zaporoje
  • where Kiev deployed combat brigades trained by NATO

and armed with Western equipment.


Russian President Vladimir Putin :

stated on July 21 that Ukrainian forces had not achieved results, "at least so far", and that Western herders of Kiev were "clearly frustrated" with the conduct of the "counter-attack."


On August 4 :

Russian defence reported that since the beginning of

the "counter-attack", on June 4, Ukrainian forces had lost

more than 43 thousand personnel and more than 4.9 thousand weapons.


Russian Ambassador to :

Washington Anatoly Antonov stressed that the allocation of new financial assistance to Ukraine will not change the situation on the ground. But it will prolong the conflict.


Antonov stressed that

Washington's ambitions to

defeat Russia's strategy were doomed to failure


noting that the U.S.

administration was ignoring the growing resentment of

American society at continuing to provide aid to Ukraine.


Nor does

it wish to put an end to the war :

  • Antonov added that Washington is responsible
  • for war crimes committed by Ukrainian extremists
  •  including bombing civilian neighbourhoods

killing journalists

and carrying out terrorist attacks on civilian sites.


Despite being deeply dismayed :

by the failure of the so-called Ukrainian counterattack

the Biden :

administration has asked Congress for an additional $13 billion in military assistance to Kiev, as it has become a point of contention between Republicans and Democrats, coinciding with the looming presidential election campaign.


What are the Biden administration's options

for dealing with Ukrainian expenditures in the absence of field results?