Bakhmut Holds! Putin’s Winter Campaign — Week Four

Andrew Tanner
10 min readMar 6

In which Russia clearly wants Ukraine to surrender Bakhmut, but Ukraine’s defenders keep on saying nuts!

Only instead of bothering to deliver a message in written form, Ukraine continues its standing trend of using high explosives to do the job.

The past week in Ukraine has been interesting, to say the least.

There was a strange attack near the Russian border in the Bryansk district that originally looked like a false-flag effort intended to give Putin an excuse to open a new front against…

Andrew Tanner

Some descriptors: Cat fanatic. Writer. Author. Anti-partisan. West Coast = Only Coast :P Slava Ukraini! Heroiam Slava! Putin will fall.