Russian troops given food seven years out of date as low morale and Cold War mindset hinder Putin’s invasion

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Ed Arnold, a research fellow for European security at the Royal United Services Institute, said political and military strategy failures were contributing to operational issues for Russia. “It demonstrates incredibly poor planning which is quite surprising given this operation was probably planned for a number of years. [It seems] troops were not actually told how large scale the operation was going to be until maybe a day before the operation...."