Russia has suffered significant losses in Ukraine, Kremlin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with the British TV channel Sky News, TASS reports.
"You've lost thousands of troops. How many troops have you lost?" a Sky News journalist asked Peskov.
"We have significant losses of troops, and it's a huge tragedy for us," Peskov responded.
Peskov did not provide any numbers.
Interestingly, Peskov appeared in the above-mentioned Sky News interview wearing a blue shirt and a yellow tie, possibly with no innuendo implied.
Russia launched the special operation in Ukraine on February 24. On March 25, the Ministry of Defense reported that during the special operation on the territory of Ukraine, 1,351 Russian servicemen were killed, 3,825 people were injured. The loss of Ukrainian troops, according to the Defense Ministry, amounted to 30,000 people.
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev presented a map in which Russia takes the entire territory of the former Ukraine