Ukraine failures tarnish Putin’s aura of invincibility

03.03.2022 - By The Rachman Review

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Putin’s war in Ukraine is not going to plan, but it’s as yet unclear how the Russian leader will react to these failures. Gideon talks to strategic expert Lawrence Freedman about what the Russian military can realistically achieve and, in particular, how worried Nato should be about Russia’s decision to put its nuclear weapons on standby. Clips: BBC, CNN   Want to read more? Another Stalingrad’: assault on Kharkiv shatters ties that once bound two nations Air power counts for little in Ukraine war as caution prevails on both sides West takes Putin’s nuclear weapons threat seriously Tracking Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in maps
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