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How Ukraine Pushed Russia Back 50 Kilometers in Three Days

Ukraine may have just pulled off the most brilliant strategic maneuver in the 200 days since the Russian invasion began

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

We may have to wait until after the Russia-Ukraine war is over – when hopefully the decision-making process in Ukraine’s armed forces general staff will be revealed – to know for certain to what extent the events of the last two weeks were planned in advance, or whether the Ukrainians simply exploited a fortunate operational opportunity. For now, though, it looks as if they may have pulled off the most brilliant strategic maneuver in the 200 days since the Russian invasion began – one that will be taught in military academies for years to come.

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