Vladimir Putin’s Donbas offensive is faltering due to heavy losses and Ukrainian resistance and may even collapse if Russia is unable to muster up significant new combat power, military expert Justin Bronk writes today.
Despite the Russian president refocusing efforts from his failed Kyiv offensive to eastern Ukraine, Russia has so far failed to make significant ground in the Donbas region.
Putin’s troops continue to be frustrated by an ardent last stand defence of Mariupol – seen as key in allowing Putin to create a ‘landbridge’ between western Russia and Russian occupied Crimea.
And while the Russian Army has managed to capture several villages along the main roads in the south and south west, and has captured the town of Popasna in the east, it is not yet in sight of its main goal of…
Read the Full Article Here dailymail