Sam Cranny-Evans: Russia’s Military ‘Solution’ and Shifting Rhetoric

Confrontational rhetoric and a significant movement of ground forces suggest that Russia is well-positioned to provide a military solution to the political demands that the Kremlin has made, says Sam Cranny-Evans, RUSI Research Analyst for Military Sciences.

In this video commentary, Sam explains that the difference in the language used by Russian representatives and the nature of military forces currently deployed remain concerning, especially when compared with the previous episode of spring 2021. Still, we cannot be certain if a war will erupt, or how it would play out.

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