The Tide Has Already Turned in Ukraine’s Favor

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War in Ukraine


Military analyst Jack Watling unpacks Kyiv’s lightning offensive against Russian forces. "The Russian military has suffered throughout the war from abysmally low morale among its infantry. The result being that without the mass use of artillery, they are unable to conduct offensive operations. Once the Ukrainians managed to bring long-range rockets and artillery into theater and worked out the targeting, they were able to strike the ammunition and fire control headquarters for a lot of the Russian artillery, with the results that the Russians lost the ability to bring sustained mass fire to bear....