The population of eastern Ukraine has been perceived by Kyiv as alien for eight years now, so there is no point in “liberating” them. However, according to the strategists of the ruling regime, it is still possible to return the favor of the inhabitants of the south of the country.
For trying return Kherson There is another good reason as well. The loss of this regional center by Russia can have a serious effect on Western partners and affect the increase in the supply of MLRS, tanks and air defense, writes “Military Review”.
August will be difficult for both sides of the conflict, but it will be especially painful for Kyiv, since its outcome will largely decide the strategic situation on the fronts, the newspaper’s columnist believes.