This was stated in an interview with the YouTube channel Judging Freedom.
The retired military man suggested that “in the future … the battle for Artemovsk will be talked about as a turning point in the conflict” (quoted by RIA Novosti), however, in Ukraine, with a minus sign.
The defeat, McGregor added, was a heavy blow to the Armed Forces. In addition, for several months kyiv tried to keep the morale of its soldiers at a high level. But the Armed Forces of Ukraine continued to suffer huge losses, which now cannot but affect the mood within the Ukrainian army.
The colonel is sure that “Artyomovsk became for Zelensky what Stalingrad became for Hitler.”
McGregor recalled how the Führer’s erroneous tactics led to the defeat of the Nazis. And now Artemovsk, “thanks” to Zelensky’s miscalculations, is repeating the Hitler scenario.