Putin’s Winter Offensive Has Failed — What That Means

Andrew Tanner
12 min readMar 21

Despite still not receiving anywhere near the level of aid it needs and deserves, Ukraine’s defenders are hanging on through grit and skill.

There are probably no better fighters on the planet today than the defenders of Ukraine.

Naturally, this varies across the 50–60 brigades Ukraine now fields, but in nearly every case Ukraine’s forces prove capable of taking hard punches then dishing back fivefold.

Which is why the craven backbiting on display in the US media over the past week has…

Andrew Tanner

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