Russia Quietly Renews Offensive Across Entire Ukraine Front

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Ukraine has not breached Russian defense lines in Zaporizhzhia in its counteroffensive and Jack Watling, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute wrote in a commentary last week that Kyiv would be "highly unlikely" to breakthrough towards Tokmak this year "unless Russian forces decide to withdraw." "Kyiv must fight carefully if it is to retain the initiative," Watling wrote, adding that both sides' ability to expand the scale of their operations is limited by training opportunities.