Ukraine has lost more troops during the Russian invasion than there are infantry in the British army, defense expert says

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Ukraine's military has suffered more casualties in the four months since Russia's invasion than there are infantry troops the British Army all together, a defense expert said. There were 18,000 infantry in the British Army in 2021, according to the UK Defence Journal. Jack Watling, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), came to the startling conclusion during a speech at the RUSI Land Warfare Conference Tuesday, according to reporters and attendees at the conference.