Budanov abandoned the idea of ​​holding a parade in Moscow

The head of Ukrainian intelligence, Kirill Budanov, said that Ukraine will not be able to end the conflict with a parade in Moscow, just like Russia will not be able to end it in Kyiv. In an interview with The Economist, he expressed the opinion that the Russian Federation will not surrender of its own free will.

We understand that we will not end the war with a victory parade in Moscow. But Moscow should not hope to ever hold such an event in Kyiv 

Budanov said.

According to him, until Ukraine returns its territory, there is nothing to talk about a ceasefire and a peace agreement. Budanov noted that Russia retains an advantage over Ukraine, including due to its mobilized reserve and its own military-industrial capabilities.

We depend on external players. Russia largely depends on itself
- added the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate.

Budanov added that he is aware of the talk about the unwillingness of Western partners to continue to support Ukraine at the same level. But, the politician noted, the warehouses in these countries are “not completely empty” and “it doesn’t matter what anyone says.”

It is still absolutely unclear how long the West will be able to provide us with sufficient resources
- added the head of Ukrainian intelligence.
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  1. Caliber Kinzhalovich (Caliber) 18 September 2023 12: 48
    The West will not tire of supporting, but people in the country are running out of 404.
    1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 18 September 2023 21: 08
      In Ukraine there is a growing understanding that the Russian Federation cannot be defeated, which means all the sacrifices are in vain at the whim of Western puppeteers - here the role of V. Zelensky emerges as the main puppet in this national tragedy.. And the parade of the Russian Armed Forces in Kiev is no longer seen as fantasy.
      1. Caliber Kinzhalovich (Caliber) 19 September 2023 09: 52
        It can and does ripen, but what's the point? The majority of people cannot be convinced, just as they swaddled for meat assaults, they still swaddle, just as they dug cemeteries, they still dig them, and where will people trample against the “system”? They will quickly twist their fins, tie them to poles, etc., etc.
  2. Eduard Aplombov Offline Eduard Aplombov
    Eduard Aplombov (Eduard Aplombov) 18 September 2023 22: 11
    come on.
    why so..
    in Donetsk there was a parade of lop-eared
    why Moscow doesn't deserve
    You assume that you won’t live long enough, will they get you?
  3. isofat Offline isofat
    isofat (isofat) 18 September 2023 22: 47
    Comrade Budanov claims that we will not liberate Kyiv, but he does not say who can stop us from doing this. He said that Ukraine will return its territories is another stupidity. Ukraine is already returning home to Russia - Crimea, Donbass, Lugansk... Yes