British Defence chiefs say Russian troops face 'considerable challenges'

Russian forces in Ukraine are facing “considerable challenges” and are likely suffering from “weakened morale”, according to British defence chiefs.The Ministry of Defence made that assessment in a tweet released on Saturday as part of a daily report it provides on the Russian invasion.It says Russia “still faces considerable challenges in fighting”, adding that Russian forces have “been forced to merge and redeploy depleted and disparate units from the failed advances in northeast Ukraine”.Analysts believe Russian forces that failed to take Kyiv at the start of the war have been redeployed without the time needed to properly rearm and restaff.The update stated that Russia hopes to reorganise its effort and shorten supply lines.

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