'I believe Bakhmut will fall soon,' NATO chief admits
by SEAD DEDOVIC | VIEW 320
The war in Ukraine is still going on, and the biggest battles are fought in the east of the country; more precisely in the city of Bakhmut. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calls for caution and believes that the Russians are close to conquering this city.
Stoltenberg believes that this could happen in the next few days. "What we see is that Russia is throwing more troops, more forces, and what Russia lacks in quality, they are trying to make up for in quantity," Stoltenberg was clear during the meeting of EU defense ministers.
"They have suffered great losses, but at the same time, we cannot rule out that Bakhmut could eventually fall in the coming days," Stoltenberg continued.
There is no doubt that Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Russian private paramilitary group Wagner, warned the Ukrainians of the consequences that might follow.
Prigozhin emphasized that Russia is superior with weapons and that they are only now preparing a real offensive. "The Russian Minister of Defense told you that after the capture of Bahmut, an operational area will be opened.
The world has not yet faced the Russian army, which is well prepared, with units that have not yet entered the battle and that have all possible modern weapons and intelligence," Prigozhin said. "They are waiting for their time, immediately after the opening of the operational area of PMC Wagner after Bakhmut.
Then the whole world will tremble," said Prigozhin. There are warnings coming from the Russians to the Ukrainians and it seems that they are being more serious in their intentions than they have ever been. As much as it seems impossible to defend Bakhmut, we should never underestimate the courage of Ukrainian soldiers during this difficult time.
In the coming days, we will have to wait and see what happens. It is a very difficult situation to be in at the moment. The Russians are serious in their intentions and do not want to give up.