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Russia Has Used About 70% of its High-precision Missiles Against Ukraine Since War Start - Bellingcat

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Russia Used about 70% of its High-precision Missiles Against Ukraine
Russia Used about 70% of its High-precision Missiles Against Ukraine

According to the Bellingcat, Russia has used about 70% of its High-precision Missiles Against Ukraine Since War Start, although the country is able to produce them independently

An investigative journalist, executive director and chairman of the board of the Bellingcat Christo Grozev said this during a telethon on Ukraine 24 TV.

An executive director and chairman of the board of the Bellingcat Christo Grozev
An executive director and chairman of the board of the Bellingcat Christo Grozev

"They have about 30% of what they started the war with. There is also the question: who is operating these missiles? After all, the resource that can work with these missiles is also limited. Our intelligence suggests this is about 30 to 40 people. After all, Ukraine is working not only to shoot down and destroy missiles, but also to identify persons who can program these missiles. Therefore, I won’t be surprised if not only hardware but also so-called software runs out in Russia,” Grozev said.

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Unsuccessful launch of the Caliber missile from the board of a russian warship
Unsuccessful launch of the Caliber missile from the board of a russian warship

Commenting on Russia's attempts to capture Mariupol, the journalist noted that even if the battle for Mariupol is now tactically lost, it doesn’t mean defeat in the battle, as the reason for not being able to retain control of Mariupol is the lack of weapons, not the Army or lack of motivation. Currently, time is working for Ukraine, as high-precision weapons are being supplied every week, and what Ukraine could not do a week ago will most likely be possible in two to three weeks, Grozev believes.

russian X-55 cruise missile
russian X-55 cruise missile

"At this stage, 19 nations are ready to provide high-tech weapons to Ukraine, which gives reason for hope," he said.

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