In an interview with Sky News, Kyrylo Budanov said that "the breaking point will be in the second part of August" and "most of the active combat actions will have finished by the end of this year."
"As a result, we will renew Ukrainian power in all our territories that we have lost, including Donbas and the Crimea."
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He added that Russia losing the war will lead to a coup against Russian President Vladimir Putin, which he claimed was already underway.
He also claimed that President Putin was in a "very bad psychological and physical condition and he is very sick." Such a claim has not been substantiated.