UKRAINE: Putin kept in dark about military progress in Ukraine
By Iain Fraser – Consultant Geopolitical Editor
There is increasing evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin is being kept in the dark about the progress of his so called “Special Military Operation” and the effect of global sanctions by his inner sanctum of Generals and advisors.
The White House says it has credible intelligence that tensions are increasing between the President and Russia´s military hierarchy while the head of the UK´s spy agency GCHQ, Sir Jeremy Fleming said President Putin’s advisers are not telling him the truth about the situation on the ground.
The spook chief went on to say that Russia had “massively misjudged” the situation in a speech he gave in Australia overnight.
President Volodymyr Zelensky’s said Mercenaries will have an effect on the outcome of the conflict saying that they will be used as “cannon fodder” in a bid to limit Russian military deaths. British intelligence says Russian troops in Ukraine are demoralised, short of equipment and refusing to carry out orders. Learn More – Register Free to receive the full analysis direct to your inbox or smart device.