One of Ukraine’s top generals has warned Russian forces they will come to “envy the dead” when his troops try and punch through their fortifications in the much-anticipated counteroffensive.
In a rare interview, Brigadier-General Sergii Melnyk told the ABC, it will not be long before the full-scale operation to liberate Ukrainian territory begins.
“I can say one thing. It will take place in the near future, and it will be a very powerful special operation that will definitely lead to the defeat of the Russian Federation,” he said.
It was widely believed the counteroffensive would begin in the…