What does Russia have to show for 6 months of an illegal war in sovereign, democratic, free Ukraine? Just a list of strategic failures. A review/
Strategic Failure 1 - Russia invaded Ukraine to remove the Ukrainian democratically elected government, install a Russian proxy, and erase Ukraine as a nation, its people & borders, culturally, from memory and turn it into the "Russian federation." They failed at this goal.
Strategic Failure 2 - By not being able to militarily accomplish their goal in Ukraine with the second "most powerful" military in the world, Russia has shown the rest of the world that their military is not as powerful, proficient, capable, ready as many believed.
Strategic Failure 3 - Of Putin's many goals, to include erasing Ukraine, is the revival of Soviet glory, Russian strength, and weakening of European powers. Now, NATO will add roughly 800 miles of borders to Russia and has a renewed purpose, cohesion, clarity.
Strategic Failure 4 - Russian global influence/power. By doubling down in Ukraine, Russia has become weaker in every form of national power (Diplomatic, Information, Economic, and Military). 50 nations have rallied against them in support of Ukraine. Sanctions are crippling them.
Strategic Failure 5 - Militarily, Russia will require decades to recover from loses just up to today. 80,000 Russians have been killed, wounded, captured, gone missing or have deserted in Ukraine. Billions worth of military equip, sophisticated technology, missiles, gone.
Strategic Failure 6 - A complete disregard of any Laws of Wars/Geneva Convention and the ordering, condoning, allowing of mass military unit level execution of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide will be tried/prosecuted in international forums for years.
Russia will fail in Ukraine in months, not years. Russia will be weaker as a nation for a very long time and Putin has already taken/will take his place as the greatest strategic failing head of state in modern times.
The more the free world supports Ukraine with the weapons and aid they need to continue to defeat Russians in Ukraine, the faster the war will end the only way it can, with Ukrainian Victory. #ArmUkraineNow