Ukrainian attack on Russian airbase sends message to Moscow and beyond

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Justin Bronk, an analyst at the Royal United Services Institute defence and security thinktank, said the primary military significance of the attack was not in terms of the numbers of aircraft destroyed but rather the impact it would have on the Russian air force’s sense of security. The air force, he said, “will have less confidence in their force protection capabilities within several hundred kilometres of the frontlines”.