US-NATO battle plan leaked on social media: Intelligence related to Ukraine war in documents
US-NATO battle plan leaked on social media: Intelligence related to Ukraine war in documents, Russian media shared slides
Classified war documents of the US and NATO related to the Ukrainian military were recently leaked on social media amid the Russia-Ukraine war. The Biden government was informed about this. According to the New York Times, this war plan was leaked on Twitter and Telegram. More than half a billion users of these platforms are residents of Russia. Now the Pentagon has started an investigation regarding this leak.
No information has yet been revealed about how these documents reached social media. Although its slides are being shared on many official media channels in Russia. According to American military experts, many changes were also seen in the original documents after the leak. In this, the figures of Ukrainian people killed in the war increased, while the number of Russian soldiers was reduced.
Experts said these changes could be an attempt by Russia to spread misinformation. However, the leak of photographs related to weapon delivery, military strength and other intelligence present in the original document indicates a major flaw in the security system of the US Intelligence Agency.
The Biden government is constantly trying to delete these documents, but till Thursday evening it was not able to do so.
There was no information about the exact battle plans in the documents. As for how, when and where Ukraine is going to attack, US officials said that the plan was going to be released by next month. The leaked documents are five weeks old and contain data on the US and Ukrainian approach to the war as of March 1 and troop requirements in the coming period.
Nonetheless, analysts said parts of the documents were reliable, which could reveal timelines related to the delivery of weapons and troops to Russia. Also, information about the number of Ukrainian soldiers and other military details can be found. Apart from this, there was a list of the Ukrainian army, their equipment and training from January to April in some documents. It also had details of 12 combat brigades. Out of this, the training of 9 has started. The Ukrainian Brigade consists of about 4,000 to 5,000 soldiers.
The process of sharing intelligence between Ukraine and the US has been reduced for some time. Both countries are working closely on the strategy for attacks from Ukraine.