Putin’s land grab falters
The masses of Kyiv, Minsk and Moscow will decide this war
London 26 Feb. 0815
As his tanks encircle Kyiv, Vladimir Putin is putting out feelers for a Minsk III peace deal. A glance at the map above, from the New York Times, shows why.
The operational plan looks to have been: to seize Kyiv and to create a “fact on the ground” in…