Battlefield Bakhmut: Why Russia & Ukraine are Fighting Over this City

Battlefield Bakhmut

Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for December 21, 2022: – Pentagon admits Russia is gaining ground in Bakhmut; – Zelensky visit to Bakhmut mirrors similar visit to Lysychansk before it fell to Russian forces; – Western media admits Russia has Ukraine outgunned 6 to 1 in Bakhmut; – Claims that Russian losses are as significant as catastrophic toll Ukraine is suffering in Bakhmut does not reflect reality if Russia outguns Ukraine significantly; – Bakhmut is a significant transportation hub and a crucial fortified position along one of Ukraine’s last major defensive lines in the east; – The fall of Bakhmut may lead to a similar breakthrough like Popasna;

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