This was reported by Wall Street Journal correspondent Yaroslav Trofimov, quoted by the Washington Post, reports URA-Inform “.
The first scenario was a possible large-scale attack on Russian territory itself, especially with the participation of NATO countries. The second option was the potential loss of physical control over the Crimean peninsula.
The third scenario, according to a senior US intelligence official, included a Ukrainian victory on the battlefield, which would “completely destroy the Russian army, creating existential threat to the Russian state.
It is worth recalling that, according to information from Trofimov, in the autumn of 2022, the Americans did not allow the Ukrainian Armed Forces to advance in the Zaporozhye region in order to block the land corridor to Crimea.< /p>
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