General Mark Milley: Thousands Killed Or Wounded In Ukraine

Ukraine and Russia open to peace talks
US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley gives a press conference after a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group during a two-day meeting of the alliance's Defence Ministers at the NATO Headquarter in Brussels on October 12, 2022. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Mark Milley, said that as many as 40,000 Ukrainian civilians and “well over” 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in the war.
  • Referencing the number of killed or wounded Ukrainian soldiers, Milley added, “Same thing probably on the Ukrainian side.”
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has said he is open to peace talks if Russia meets certain conditions, while Russia has also said it is open to talks and has announced a retreat from Kherson.

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