The war is reaching a crunch point. Pushing forward with artillery and bombing raids, Ukrainian forces are recapturing territory and closing in on rebel forces in the east, – the Economist writes.
The mood in Kyiv, as Co-director of the Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk sums it up, is to “go to the end”-to finish the war by force. In a purely military contest, without an influx of heavy weapons or ground troops from Russia, the anti-Kyiv insurgency would lose. The human cost could be high, but it would give President Petro Poroshenko a …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre