Ukraine Advances in the East, Spoiling Russian Annexation Plans
Success in Kherson begets success near Kharkiv
Ukraine is winning a war of attrition. Despite their motto that Russian-occupied territories “are Ukraine,” however, the attrition strategy in Kyiv is not designed to win back territorial objectives.
Instead, it is aimed at breaking the Russian Army. There are signs that this may be working, that the operational effects of entrapment and reduction…