According to The Washington Post, a Kremlin insider recently confronted Putin about Russia’s shortcomings in the botched invasion of Ukraine. Citing a US intelligence briefing, The Post said the individual expressed his concerns about the war’s mismanagement and mistakes made by Russia’s military leaders to Putin.

Joshua Zitser is a Senior News Reporter at Insider’s London office (where this first appeared). His writing has also appeared in The Times, The Telegraph, The Spectator, Independent, WIRED, and more. Joshua’s podcast documentary, “Handed Down: A Look Into Transgenerational Trauma,” was nominated for a Mind Media Award and an IRN Award.