Russian Airpower Over Ukraine Increasing + More Shortcomings Appear Ahead Ukrainian Offensive

Update on conflict in Ukraine for April 23-24, 2023:

– Most of Bakhmut is now under Russian control;

– Ukraine & Western media report increasing use of precision-guided bombs by Russian military aviation;

– Russian bombing is increasingly effective owed to dwindling Ukrainian air defenses;

– Recent Ukraine Contact Group in Germany admit air defenses in Ukraine are a priority, fail to commit to any possible solution;

– US announces acceleration of its shipments of 31 M1-Abram tanks to Ukraine after a 10 week training course, less than half the training an entry-level US tank crew receives;

– Despite growing doubts of a Ukrainian offensive, it will likely unfold and may even have success in taking territory but will leave Ukraine at a further disadvantage in what is otherwise a war of attrition;

– Ukraine faces critical shortages in arms, ammunition, & trained manpower;

– US claims sanctions against Russia are “working,” yet data to substantiate that claim appears deliberately cherry-picked and taken out of context;

References: DW – Guided bombs — new Russian tactics in the Ukraine war? (April 23, 2023):… US DoD – Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley Hold a Post-Ukraine Defense Contact Group Press Conference, Ramstein Air Base, Germany (April 21, 2023):… Ukrinform – Ramstein countries deliver over 230 tanks to Ukraine (April 21, 2023):… RFE/RL – U.S. Military Chiefs Say Increasing Ukraine’s Air Defense Capability Most Urgent Critical Task (April 21, 2023):… History Legends – Ukraine is Running Out of Soldiers (April 17, 2023):    • Ukraine is Runnin…   Washington Post – As spring offensive nears, Ukraine is drafting reinforcements (April 11, 2023):… Guardian – Nato ‘confident’ Kyiv can retake territory in new offensive; Moscow issues warrant for Ukrainian spy chief – as it happened (April 22, 2023):… NYT – U.S. Says It Will Begin Training Ukraine on Abrams Tanks Within Weeks (April 22, 2023):… Washington Post – Wounded Ukrainian soldiers reveal steep toll of Kherson offensive (September 2022):… NPR – Ukraine’s offensive in Kharkiv was hard and bitter, say soldiers who did the fighting (September 2022):…

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