Top commander who bragged the war would be over ‘in a few hours’ is killed in Ukrainian strike - as Kyiv continues to take out Moscow’s elite troops
Lieutenant General Yakov Rezantsev killed in a strike by Ukraine, sources said
It marks the fifth Russian general that Ukraine claims to have killed in Ukraine
Putin’s forces are suffering heavy losses at the hands of Ukrainian defenders
Russia has lost 16 top brass in just a month of fighting
The general’s death means the Russian army has now lost a staggering 16 military commanders in a month, as Putin’s invading forces suffer heavy losses at the hands of dogged Ukrainian defenders.