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    A pivotal moment in Putin’s war: Ukraine: The Latest from Washington DC

    enSeptember 16, 2023

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    • Experts discuss the significance of ongoing events in Ukraine and Mint Mobile lowers unlimited plan priceExperts provide insights on Ukraine's current situation and Mint Mobile reduces unlimited plan price to $15 a month, offering a skincare deal with code 'glow' for a 10% discount.

      Despite inflation and long-term contracts, Mint Mobile is reducing its unlimited plan price from $30 to $15 a month. Meanwhile, in a different context, Ukraine, which faced potential fall during a crisis a year ago, now stands strong. The Telegraph team, who have been reporting on the situation, emphasizes the significance of the ongoing events and the importance of understanding the truth with sensitivity and solidarity. In journalism, Dom Nicholls from The Telegraph, who has a military background, and Kimberly Kagan from the Institute For the Study of War, provide insights on the situation in Ukraine. Elliot Cohen, holding a chair in strategy at the Center For Strategic and International Studies, and Francis Dearnley, an assistant comment editor at The Telegraph, also share their perspectives. These experts remind us of the gravity of the situation and the importance of staying informed. Additionally, Osea, a brand known for its seaweed-powered skincare, offers a deal for those seeking to give their skin a glow-up with its Undaria Algae Body Oil and Undaria Collagen Body Lotion. Use code "glow" at oseamalibu.com to get a 10% discount on your first order.

    • Industrial and attritional stage of the war in UkraineBoth sides are fortifying positions for prolonged conflict; Putin's maximalist aims unlikely to be achieved; Outcome depends on external support, Ukraine's resistance, and potential involvement of other countries; Costs to remain high, especially during winter; War will be won by side that can sustain efforts longest

      The war in Ukraine is entering a new phase, which is the industrial and attritional stage, where the focus is on who can stay in the fight for the longest. This stage comes after the initial invasion attempt, which was unsuccessful due to the lack of coordination and failure to take key strategic locations like Hostomel airfield. Now, both sides are focusing on fortifying their positions and maintaining their capabilities for a prolonged conflict. Putin still holds maximalist aims, but the possibility of taking over the whole country seems unlikely. The outcome of the war depends on various factors, including the external support for Ukraine, the ability of Ukraine to resist Russia's industrial might, and the potential involvement of other countries like North Korea, China, and Iran. The lines are not expected to change significantly in the next few months, but the cost of the war will remain high, especially during winter. Ultimately, the war will be won by the side that can sustain its efforts the longest.

    • Fear of an uncertain successor and Putin's manipulationThe West's reluctance to oust Putin stems from uncertainty over a successor's foreign policy, while Putin exploits Western weaknesses to continue conflicts and threaten Ukraine.

      The West's hesitance to push for Putin's overthrow in Russia stems from the fear of an uncertain successor who may focus on securing power domestically rather than continuing foreign conflicts. Putin's effective manipulation of Western weaknesses and his maximalist objective to overthrow the Ukrainian government and absorb Ukraine into Russia make the ongoing war brutal, illegal, and genocidal. Putin's intent to win the war remains unchanged, and the West and Ukraine need to deprive him of the capability to fight in order to prevent further aggression.

    • Ukraine's ongoing war: Progress and the road to victoryUkraine is making progress in its war against Russia, but victory requires a long-term perspective and a focus on creating a viable society and securing NATO membership.

      The war in Ukraine is still winnable, with Ukraine making progress towards liberating its territory and expelling Russian forces. However, this will likely require a successive operation in the spring. For Ukraine, victory extends beyond just regaining occupied territories, encompassing the creation of a viable society and securing its future through NATO membership. The ongoing conflict has highlighted the importance of a strong and integrated European security structure. During a visit to Ukraine, it was clear that President Zelensky was in good shape and fully engaged, leading a country facing significant challenges both internally and externally. The war, which began for Ukraine in 2014, requires a long-term perspective and a focus on ensuring lasting security.

    • Western support crucial in deterring Russian intervention in UkraineWestern support, including the US, France, and the UK, has been vital in deterring Russia from directly intervening in Ukraine, and key figures like Lloyd Austin, Ben Wallace, and Volodymyr Zelensky have played crucial roles in galvanizing international action.

      The support for Ukraine from Western countries has been crucial in deterring Russia from directly intervening in the conflict. The Russians have not dared to throw a punch at key Ukrainian locations like Shushov, where a significant amount of military hardware for Ukraine is transhipped. The recent summit in Washington provided an opportunity to outline a clear roadmap for Ukraine's membership in NATO, which could have further bolstered its defense. The level of support from Western countries, including the US, France, and the UK, has been surprising, with key figures such as Lloyd Austin, Ben Wallace, and Volodymyr Zelensky playing vital roles in galvanizing international action. The fragility of this support was evident, and it took the impetus of these leaders to get countries to commit fully to Ukraine's cause. Without their intervention, the response may have been more hesitant, and the situation in Ukraine could have been more precarious.

    • The severity of the situation in Ukraine and the international responseThe ongoing crisis in Ukraine has revealed shocking war crimes, and the international community's response has been significant, but it's crucial to acknowledge the severity and continue addressing the situation and its consequences.

      The situation in Ukraine and the atrocities committed during the ongoing war have been far worse than anticipated, with war crimes including kidnapping of children and crimes in Bucha and Irpin shocking many. Despite this, people have become numb to the news, and there's a need for more eloquent and visual communication from political leaders about the severity of the situation. The level of international support for Ukraine, especially in the absence of strong political leadership, has been surprising, with countries like the UK, US, and several European nations providing significant aid. However, the pervasive depravity of Russian forces in Ukraine and the implications for future dealings with Russia are still being processed. It's crucial to acknowledge the remarkable response to the crisis, but not to pat ourselves on the back. Instead, we should continue to address the ongoing situation and its consequences.

    • Ukraine Conflict: A Human Rights CrisisThe Ukraine conflict is a human rights crisis with systematic violence, murder, and abuse against civilians by Russian military, emphasizing the importance of upholding human rights and geopolitical order.

      The ongoing conflict in Ukraine is not just about territorial disputes or geopolitical maneuvering, but a human rights crisis. People in Ukraine are facing systematic violence, murder, and abuse at the hands of the Russian military. This is not just the depravity of soldiers gone astray, but a deliberate and organized effort to oppress and subjugate the Ukrainian people. It's important for us to recognize this and understand that the fight for Ukraine's freedom is about liberating people from oppression and bringing them back their basic human rights. Furthermore, the clarity of purpose shown by the international community in response to Russia's aggression highlights the importance of upholding the geopolitical order and preventing any aggressor from overturning it through force. As a soldier, it's crucial to acknowledge and condemn the atrocities being committed and strive for a world where such violence is not the norm.

    • The importance of a moral core in the militaryA strong moral core is crucial for soldiers to understand the gravity of their actions and maintain humanity during war. The absence of this can lead to atrocities and devastating consequences.

      Having a strong moral core is essential for any military force. It's crucial for soldiers to understand the gravity of their actions and hold onto their humanity, even during war. Not every military or soldier embodies this, and the absence of a moral core can lead to the worst of humanity being exposed. The ongoing war in Ukraine has highlighted this, with allegations of Russian forces committing atrocities without regard for human life. Historically, the understanding of Soviet Russian atrocities has been seen as a response to the crimes committed by the Nazis, but the absence of a moral framework seems to be a consistent issue in the Russian army. This lack of accountability allows the worst elements of humanity to come forward, and the consequences can be devastating.

    • Russian imperial project and geopolitical implications of Ukraine conflictHistorians reevaluate Russian military's cultural issues, reflecting imperial project. Countries like Taiwan see importance of supporting Ukraine as demo of liberal democracies' resolve. US, Europe, Asia must sustain support for Ukraine as conflict not easily won.

      The ongoing conflict in Ukraine is not just a localized issue, but has larger geopolitical implications. Historians and experts are reevaluating the cultural systemic issues within the Russian Armed Forces, which goes beyond the atrocities committed during the Second World War. This reflects a revival of the Russian imperial project, and countries like Taiwan see the importance of supporting Ukraine as a demonstration of liberal democracies' resolve. The United States and Europe must sustain their support for Ukraine, as this is not a war that can be won quickly. Additionally, there are significant Asian dimensions to this conflict, with countries like Japan, South Korea, and Australia providing support to Ukraine. The upcoming US presidential election should not deter supporters of Ukraine, as continued international support is crucial.

    • U.S., UK, and NATO support crucial for Ukraine's defense and European securityRepublican party divided on Ukraine aid, EU should be more self-reliant, Romilly emphasizes GOP support for Ukraine

      The support of Ukraine by the United States, the United Kingdom, and NATO is crucial for Ukraine's defense against Russian military threats and for maintaining the security of Europe and the free world. The debate in the United States about this support has consequences in Ukraine, and it's essential to have a civil and effective discussion. The Republican party in the United States has been generally supportive of Ukraine, but it's a divided party, and even if Trump is reelected, it's not certain that Ukraine will be completely cut off from aid. The European Union should also be more self-reliant in defense and arms industries, as the situation in Ukraine serves as a wake-up call. Senator Romilly, a strong advocate for Ukraine, emphasized the presence of Republican voices in favor of Ukraine's cause.

    • Potential shifts in US-Ukraine relations and UN Security CouncilFormer President Trump's influence could impact US-Ukraine discussions negatively. The White House may consider UN Security Council reforms, including increased membership, signaling a potential shift in international relations.

      Despite bipartisan support for Ukraine among Republican politicians, the ongoing influence of former President Trump could lead to negative discussions about the issue due to its perceived financial consequences for American citizens. Meanwhile, a surprising conversation with Admiral John Kirby from the White House revealed that the administration is considering reforms to the United Nations Security Council, potentially including increased membership. This could signal a significant shift in international relations and a potential reevaluation of the current UN framework. However, the specifics of these reforms and their implications remain unclear.

    • Adapting the UN to 21st century conflictsThe UN, founded to prevent global conflicts, needs to evolve to address complex conflicts. The veto system and Security Council permanency should be reconsidered. Ukrainian resilience highlights the importance of international support.

      The United Nations, established after World War II to prevent a third global conflict, has served its purpose well but needs to adapt to address the more complex and violent conflicts of the 21st century. The veto system and permanency of the Security Council, based on nuclear weapons possession, should be reconsidered. Meanwhile, the resilience and fighting spirit of the Ukrainian people serve as a reminder of the importance of continued support and action from the international community. As Elliot Cohen emphasized, it's crucial not to underestimate Ukraine or succumb to fatalism, but instead, work towards their success through various means. The story of the man in Caen, who waited for freedom and died happy knowing it was coming, serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of perseverance and solidarity in the face of adversity.

    • Factors fueling cynicism towards UkraineDespite widespread support among Americans, cynicism towards Ukraine stems from poor communication, past political events, US isolationism, and Russian narratives. Hope remains for a welcoming return to Ukrainian control post-liberation, but lingering loyalties to Russia may persist.

      The cynicism towards Ukraine and its conflict with Russia stems from a combination of factors, including a lack of effective communication from political leaders, the influence of past political events and isolationist tendencies in the US, and the widespread adoption of Russian narratives about Ukraine's history and identity. Despite this, there is still widespread support for Ukraine among the American people, and there is hope that once Crimea is liberated, the people there will welcome the return of Ukrainian control with open arms, although there may be lingering loyalties to Russia. Overall, it is important to challenge these narratives and to continue to educate ourselves about the complex history and current situation in Ukraine.

    • Crimea: A Vulnerable TerritoryRussia's control of Crimea is at risk due to Ukraine's acquisition of advanced weaponry, potentially leading to increased pressure and military advances, and the capture of Russian forces could have significant implications for the Russian war effort and their soldiers' post-conflict fates.

      The situation in Crimea, currently under Russian control, is not as secure as Russia may claim. The Black Sea fleet, once seen as a strategic asset, is now seen as imperiled due to Ukraine's acquisition of advanced weaponry. This could lead to increased pressure on Russia and potential military advances by Ukraine, making Crimea a vulnerable territory. If a large contingent of Russian forces were to be captured during a Ukrainian offensive, it could have significant implications for the Russian war effort and the captured soldiers' post-conflict fates, including potential war crime trials and their eventual return to Russia. The strategic importance of Crimea and the potential consequences of a change in control make it a significant issue for both Ukraine and the international community.

    • Ukrainian forces gaining ground, Russian troops facing pressureUkrainian forces outnumbered but resilient, making gains against Russian troops, Putin's regime struggling to mobilize forces for long war, internal fracture and vulnerability

      The Ukrainian forces are making gains against Russian forces, resulting in significant combat losses for the latter. The Russian troops, including those from ethnic minorities, are experiencing pressure both on the battlefield and at home. Putin's regime faces internal fracture and vulnerability, particularly during conscription seasons when he struggles to mobilize enough forces for a long war. The myth of Russian hordes is just that – a myth – and the Ukrainians, despite being outnumbered, have the resilience and strong fighting ability to continue and potentially win this war.

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    David Knowles (Journalist). @djknowles22 on X.

    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.

    James Rothwell (Berlin Correspondent). @JamesERothwell on X.

    Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on X.

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    Day 864.

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    Contributors:

    David Knowles (Journalist). @djknowles22 on X.

    Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.

    Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on X.

    James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on X.

    With thanks to Yuriy Tokarski (CEO of U-hearts Foundation) and Kateryna Parunova (IT project manager, NGO “Better Regulation Delivery Office”).


    Bonus Episodes :


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    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/contact-us/telegraph-subscription-bonus-content-apple-podcasts/


    Return to Bucha: how a community rebuilds after a massacre (with David Knowles)

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/return-to-bucha-how-a-community-rebuilds-after-a-massacre/id1612424182?i=1000657018191


    How to catch a Russian submarine (with Dominic Nicholls)

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-catch-a-russian-submarine/id1712903296?i=1000661022413


    Charity & Article Referenced:


    U-Hearts

    https://u-hearts.com/


    'The Unified State Register of Pets will be launched in Ukraine, which will become the basis for creating digital veterinary passports'

    https://thedigital.gov.ua/news/the-unified-state-register-of-pets-will-be-launched-in-ukraine-which-will-become-the-basis-for-creating-digital-veterinary-passports


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