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Brian Berletic on the Ukraine

I’m posting this for a specific reason.  During the last few weeks I expressed my own doubt that Russia will in short order go over to a winter offensive and major actions in the Ukraine.  Most analysts and commentators were keenly awaiting ‘Russia’s major offensive’.  Now, I am not saying a major offensive will not occur at some time in the future.  I just question the current feeling in the web spheres, both from Russian supporters and from western talking heads that a major winter offensive is on the cards.

Here is the summary of Brian’s new video.  Take a look at his last point and he is a sharp observer.  Russia is busy letting the west walk into a brick wall, time and time again.  This is attrition and not the usual kind of war for territory.  Enjoy!

NEW VIDEO: Russian Missile Strikes, New Defenses, & Fighting into 2023

▪️Russia conducts what may be the largest missile strike so far during the special military operation;

▪️ Ukraine’s power grid continues to be degraded;

▪️ Fighting continues around Bakhmut;

▪️Western analysts insist Russian fighting around Bakhmut is “senseless” but it suits Russia’s strategy of attrition;

▪️Russia is also building extensive defensive structures across the line of contact;

▪️These lines force Ukrainian offensive troops to spend more time in well-prepared fields of fire resulting in major casualties;

▪️Russia appears to be settling into a protracted war of attrition while protecting its lines with these major defensive works.

 

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Steve from Oz
Steve from Oz
1 month ago

The war of attrition certainly seems to be effective. By effective, I mean winning. The statements coming from Ukraine and western officials in recent days, (eg Stoltenberg just a few hours ago) while still defiant, have an air of desperation about them. They know the fight is lost, they know… Read more »

Steve from Oz
Steve from Oz
1 month ago

Just read here the article “Getting tired of fighting Russia?” https://thesakeris.global/2022/12/30/getting-tired-of-fighting-russia/ The summary by General Wesley Clark of the US position, (in particular the four dot points) seems to support (or at least does not refute) my wishful thinking as to a possible change of course by the US. Clark… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

Yeah Steve and Amarynth… What a compulsive hand-waving lunatic Stoltenberg is. His desperate and despotic demeanour becomes more obvious by the month. The talk was, early in 2022, that he was to become Norway’s next central bank Governor. So after spending 8 years putting the finishing touches on the demise… Read more »