As Russia tries to focus its offensive, Ukraine seeks to scattergun

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War in Ukraine


Nick Reynolds, a land warfare analyst at the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi), questions whether Moscow’s forces can do so given their halting performance so far, and the defensive success Ukraine has had with anti-tank and other weapons it has received from the west. Even by revising their military objectives to be more modest, it isn’t clear whether they can successfully encircle Ukrainian forces of the JFO. In fact, I consider it unlikely,” Reynolds said.