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Impact of Crimea Bridge Attack & Ukraine’s Next Likely Offensive – The New Atlas

8 Oct 2022

– Ukraine strike on Crimea Bridge complicates both civilian and military logistics to Crimea – the former more so than the latter;

– The bridge attack is likely to be followed by anticipated offensive operations by Ukraine in Zaporizhzhia toward Melitopol;

– The bridge attack + Melitopol offensive is meant to isolate Crimea;

– Ukraine’s offensive will leave its forces overextended, depleted and vulnerable to Russian forces who have throughout the duration of Ukraine’s offensives preserved their manpower and equipment;


Guardian – Key bridge linking Crimea to Russia hit by huge explosion: https://www.theguardian.com/world/202…

Forbes – Ukraine’s Counteroffensives Appear To Be Part Of A Much Bigger Plan—To Divide The Russian Army: https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe…

Julian Ropcke (Bild) – on the Crimean Bridge attack; https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/sta…

Jullian Ropcke (Bild) – on the reality of the limits of Ukraine’s offensive: https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/sta…