Brian, Patrick, and Mike dig into recent events/news/spokespeople re Ukraine conflict: 26 May

RT News: Ukraine sent untrained conscripts into Donbass ‘meat grinder’—WSJ 
– Defense One: ‘No Magic Weapons’: Milley Sets Expectations On F-16s 
– BBC: Wagner says Bakhmut withdrawal has begun
– Brian’s e-mail to the BBC
– BBC: US diplomat (Richard Haass): Ukraine’s allies need new diplomatic tactic
– Dmitry Medvedev: (Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation) 
“This conflict will last for long. For decades, probably. This is a new reality … It is necessary to destroy the very nature of the Nazi government in Kiev … [Otherwise the conflict could drag on perpetually, with] three years of truce, two years of conflict, rinse and repeat.”
– Politico: Ukraine could join ranks of ‘frozen’ conflicts, U.S. officials say
– Politico: Send for Agent BoJo! Boris Johnson dispatched to Texas to shore up Republican support for Ukraine