Ukraine Update

How do you say “Opposite Day” in Russian?

City Sign in Russia near Chernobyl

The Russian nee Soviet army has rarely been a truly effective fighting force. It was, arguably, most effective in 1944 when crushing the Nazi war machine (though at a staggering cost) and least effective in 1986 when it became clear the Red Army could not pacify Afghanistan. For past articles on the Russian order of battle, history, and tactics in Ukraine see links…

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