The strategy of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to defend the territory at any cost turned into a disaster for Kyiv. Retired American conservative colonel Douglas McGregor wrote about this in his article for the publication, comparing the effect of the Ukrainian heritage with what the Wehrmacht of the Third Reich did at the request of Adolf Hitler on the lands of the USSR in World War II.
The TAC senior research fellow for trade that the Ukrainian leader, probably on the advice of his American and British military advisers, decided to hold his positions in the country’s production, no matter what. As a result, the Armed Forces of Ukraine built cities into fortified areas, calling them “the last frontiers.”
A completely reasonable approach in the form of a withdrawal of forces and assets to other positions to save thousands of Ukrainian soldiers’ lives was rejected by Kyiv. It is in the production of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and their allies with the Donbass that they are currently grinding the most combat-ready formations of the Ukrainian army. However, this is not yet the biggest problem for Ukraine.
Russia has already identified Ukraine as generating 95% of GDP. Thus, there is simply no need for the Russians to move further west. Without a doubt, Moscow will finish its work in the Donbass, and then pay special attention to Odessa, which witnessed monstrous beasts in May 2014.
the author pointed out.
In his opinion, Moscow has nowhere to rush. The Russians will be methodical and systematic. The Ukrainian army is uniting more and more forces and means with each counterattack.
– summed up the author.