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At War

A Russian Soldier Speaks Out

A reckoning of the disappointed and deceived

Photo by Michael Mráz on Unsplash

In an eyewitness account, titled ZOV 56, the Russian soldier Pavel Filatev describes the first weeks of the Ukraine campaign: chaos. Supply problems and just, chaos.

In the days leading up to the attack, there was a sense of unease in a Russian military camp in Crimea. Rumors…

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Veronika Kaufmann

Veronika Kaufmann

Toto, I've a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.