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As Ukraine loses troops, how long can it keep up the fight?

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By JOHN LEICESTER and HANNA ARHIROVA
Associated Press

ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said that Ukraine is losing 60 to 100 soldiers each day in combat. Just short of 50 American soldiers died per day on average in 1968, during the Vietnam War’s deadliest year for U.S. forces. Concentrations of Russian artillery are causing many of the casualties in the eastern regions that Moscow has focused on since its invading troops failed to take Kyiv early in the war. Retired U.S. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges describes the Russian strategy as a “medieval attrition approach” and says such casualties will continue until Ukraine gets weapons to destroy and disrupt Russian batteries.

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