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Ukrainian counteroffensive achieves ‘tactically significant’ progress in its counteroffensive
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I wanted to send you the latest news about the Ukrainian counteroffensive.
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Ukrainian counteroffensive achieves ‘tactically significant’ progress in its counteroffensive:
After weeks of limited progress, Ukraine has finally punched through some of the Russian lines.
Ukraine has advanced in the western Donetsk and eastern Zaporizhia area, as well as western Zaporizhia Oblast. (They’ve also made some move in the south, near Kherson and the Crimean Peninsula.)
But first, the maps:
The New York Times shared the following write up about the advances: Ukraine makes ‘tactically significant’ progress in its counteroffensive
Also, the UK’s Defense Intelligence agency noted that the operations happening near Kherson and the Crimean Peninsula are testing Russia’s capabilities, and beginning to yield real gains.
I will share more as it becomes clearer.
But I’ll leave you with three videos, which I think help capture what’s happening!
First, a WHOLE lotta Russians running for their lives.
Second, Russian artillery is being absolutely decimated. I mentioned in Thursday’s podcast, and the previous one, that Ukraine had been gaining advantages in the artillery duels happening. Below, you can see four Russian artillery pieces — their self-propelled ones, which are the most valuable — smoked in about three seconds.
Finally, take a look at the HORRIBLE state of the Russian troops.
These wounded soldiers are 33 and 50. They have kids and families. They received less than one week of training, firing blanks and a few live rounds. And then were sent on the front line to be cannon fodder.
Let’s keep our fingers crossed that bigger gains are made soon.
As the past few podcasts have implied, western intelligence officials are concerned about the possibilities of success for Ukraine. But I continue to believe — even after all this bad news the past couple of months about stalled attempts to break through — that Ukraine will succceed.
I still think the Russian Army will break and flee, and I think we’re almost there.
More to come! Thank you for all your support! (Reminder: this is FREE to view, so please feel free to share.)
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Stan R. Mitchell
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