Russia retakes some land taken by Ukraine during counteroffensive

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The Russians are going to have the advantage through the next few months,” Watling said in a telephone interview this week. He added, however, that “they’re not going to be able to decide the conflict in the next few months” because of Russia’s costly way of fighting, which entails accepting huge human and material losses for limited territorial gains. Watling said that if Ukraine’s allies were to continue sending more weapons, the dynamics on the battlefield could be altered.