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Ukraine’s Military Learned the Lessons of Crimea – and Came Prepared for War With Russia

Since 2014, Ukraine's military has abandoned much of its Red Army heritage and become a far more professional outfit, as Russia is now discovering

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

When Russia invaded Crimea in February 2014, nearly all of Ukraine’s warships were right there, in Sevastopol port, rusting away. Few were capable of putting out to sea and most that did were quickly captured by the Russians.

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