Russia's military is easy to fool, but that makes dealing with Moscow even riskier, researchers say

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"Deception has succeeded against Russian forces at all echelons and across all three service branches," according to a report by the Royal United Services Institute, a British think tank.

Read the Special Report: Preliminary Lessons in Conventional Warfighting from Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: February–July 2022 - by Mykhaylo Zabrodskyi, Dr Jack Watling, Oleksandr V Danylyuk and Nick Reynolds - 30 November 2022