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UK Spy Chief Sees Russia’s Military Running ‘Out of Steam’ Soon

  • MI6 head Richard Moore sees no sign Putin is in poor health
  • Big advantage of US, UK over China is ‘we have allies’
Richard Moore 

Richard Moore 

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The head of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service says Russia’s war effort in Ukraine is faltering and President Vladimir Putin will be forced to temporarily halt his invasion, potentially allowing Ukrainian troops a greater opportunity to strike back.

“They’re about to run out of steam,” Richard Moore, the head of MI6, said at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday in a rare public appearance outside his nation.