Russian artillery in action. The weight of fire the Russian Army brings to the table is not matched by weight of infantry. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The Ukrainian defenders of the Donbas region continue to defy predictions – not to mention Moscow – by clinging onto territory though a mixture of stubborn defensive fighting and a new diversionary tactic. The defenders have successfully drawn the attackers into street combat – a particularly lethal format of fighting that favors dug-in defenders – […]