Ukraine Counterattack Unfolds Slowly, With Focus on Limited Aims

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The circumstances of the two campaigns are so different that what counts for failure in the Donbas may be success in Kherson, according to Jack Watling, senior research fellow for land warfare at the Royal United Services Institute, a UK think tank.... “The Ukrainians are not in a hurry,” said Watling, who recently returned from Kyiv. “The intent is clearly to make it as difficult as possible for the Russians to hold their positions.”