No, he’s doing his part in the charade to keep the war going for its profiteers.
"Russian forces continue to be limited to skirmishes inside small towns while the West prepares a new Ukrainian army. Is the cause of this Kremlin blunder mindlessness or, as some patriotic Russian nationalists say, hollowed-out Russian military infrastructure resulting from cost-saving measures. Again, where is the Russian Army? Is there one? If there is not,……"