He noted that a battery of the Patriot air defense system, which Washington promised to supply Kyiv, would not change the situation “on the ground” due to the overwhelming superiority of the Russian army in aviation and artillery.
The American general offered to transfer the US M1 Abrams main battle tanks, as well as ATACMS surface-to-surface missiles, to the Ukrainian military to try to influence the balance of power.
Earlier, the New York Times wrote that the heavy losses of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and a lack of ammunition brought Kyiv to a standstill. The publication said that Russia was improving its defenses and moving more soldiers to the front. It was noted that the course of the special operation will change in the coming months.