Kherson: What Happens Next? – Russian Ops in Ukraine

Ukraine Update

Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for September 6, 2022 – While fighting continues around Kherson, it remains positional, signifying the end of Kiev’s long-planned offensive; – Western sources continue citing factors they believe limit Russian operations consistent with flawed Western thinking regarding Russian military capabilities stretching back to 2014-2015; – Elements of Ukraine’s Kherson offensive appear inspired by lessons “learned” from fighting in the Donbass in 2014-2015; – Fighting around Kherson depends on pontoon bridges on both sides, affording neither a clear advantage in terms of the means of logistics; – Ukrainians involved in the “offensive” note they do not have the armor, artillery, or airpower to succeed;

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