Prokremlin tabloid briefly reports Russia’s massive casualties, citing Putin’s Department of Defense

The parent Kremlin’s Tabroid, citing the Russian Defense Ministry, said nearly 10,000 Russian soldiers died during the invasion of Ukraine before deleting information and claiming it was the result of a hack. Insisted in the article.

paper, Komsomolskaya ProudaAccording to Pentagon data, 9,861 Russian soldiers were killed and 16,153 were injured during the invasion, he said in an article. However, the article was reposted a few minutes later, without a paragraph providing information about the casualties.The original article is Captured by the internet archive..

The newspaper said the information was added by hackers in a statement released shortly after the paragraph was deleted.

This article presented these figures in response to Ukrainian officials who claimed to have caused catastrophic losses to Russian troops. Ukraine claimed that up to 14,000 Russian soldiers were killed in combat on Saturday, but US intelligence estimates that Russians have died about 7,000.

The Russian Defense Ministry previously admitted the killed in action of only 498 soldiers.

Other retailers did not list Russian Defense Ministry figures. Komsomolskaya Prouda..Russia Enactment Policy for censoring news and social media during the war with Ukraine. This includes passing a law punishing civilians convicted of disseminating “false information” about war with up to 15 years in prison.

Russian journalist Marina Ovsyannikova on March 14th sign “Stop the war. Don’t believe in propaganda. They are lying to you,” during a live broadcast by her former employer, Russian Channel 1. Ovsyannikova was detained in another video and fined 30,000 rubles, but still faces potential accusations under the new law. ABC News..

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in mid-March that about 1,300 Ukrainian troops had died in combat, but the government has not disclosed official casualties.

Civilian casualties continue to increase in Ukraine. Russian troops are currently besieging the southern port city of Mariupol. Ukrainian authorities say About 2,000 civilians were killed.

Russian troops reportedly targeted a Kyiv shopping center on Monday, killing at least eight people in the attack. Sky news.. Russia claimed that the Ukrainian army was using the mall to store the rocket system.

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