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Putin's depleted army is running out of time

23 March 2022

6:00 PM

23 March 2022

6:00 PM

There is a useful military adage often used by generals in times of war: no plan survives contact with the enemy. Vladimir Putin’s plan, it now appears, didn’t even survive contact with his own troops.

Russia’s leader has combined a major strategic miscalculation with tactical stupidity on a scale unprecedented in recent times.

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