Kharkov Offensive 2.0: Winning Headlines Today, Hastening Defeat for Tomorrow – The New Atlas

10 Sept 2022

Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 10, 2022

– Ukraine continues its offensive around the Kharkov region after its Kherson offensive failed at great cost in lives and equipment;

– Tactical gains by Ukraine in Kharkov are also coming at great cost in lives and equipment and will leave Ukrainian forces in ultimately a weaker position than when they began;

– Russian withdrawals are tactical, focusing on long-term victory rather than daily headlines;

– Russia has repeatedly conserved manpower and equipment in the face of Ukrainian surges to later reform lines and counter attack on their own terms;

– The correlation of forces continues to favor Russia;


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