“The Withdrawal from Kiev Is Russian Escalation. It’s the…Transformation from a Psychological Operation to a Textbook War”, by Mike Whitney

The Russians’ strategy has shifted, they’re in it for the long haul, and they will win. From Mike Whitney at unz.com:

Interview with Marko Marjanović, Editor of Anti-Empire

Question 1– You think that the Russian Army was spread-too-thin to achieve its strategic objectives in Ukraine, and you point to the (Russian) army’s withdrawal around Kiev to make your point. (“Russia’s effort was very clearly too diluted over too many axes and sectors.”) But, now, you think that things have changed and Russia has started to make the correct military decisions. How have Russia’s plans changed and how will it​ affect upcoming clashes with the Ukrainian Army?

Marko Marjanović, Editor of Anti-Empire.com — It is undeniable that how the Russians were prosecuting the war at the start and how they are prosecuting it now is entirely different. Not just in the way they fight (small detachments vs combined arms) or advance (mad dash vs deliberate) but also on the map itself. Where before they were pouring forces into six different axes of advance they have now pulled back along many of them or even abandoned them entirely to focus on just the two Donbass axes.

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One response to ““The Withdrawal from Kiev Is Russian Escalation. It’s the…Transformation from a Psychological Operation to a Textbook War”, by Mike Whitney

  1. edgarhopkins@cox.net

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