A document shows that Moscow plans to build 25 more prison camps in Ukraine by 2026, per AP.
War analysts previously noted how Russia is prepared for a protracted war.
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Russia has plans to build dozens of prison camps throughout Ukraine in the next few years, showing another sign that Moscow is willing to prolong the brutal war.
The think tank also added that a prolonged war is a narrative that Russia would want to push to discourage the West's support for Ukraine.
Kyiv launched its highly anticipated counteroffensive against Russia in early June, but it has proven to be a slower-than-expected operation as Ukrainian soldiers make incremental advances.
US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said the counteroffensive would be "overly long" and "very, very bloody," anticipating timelines of up to 10 weeks. »