September 14, 2022

Russian Troops Set to Regroup?


Russian Troops Set to Regroup?

“All of this is very bitter."

Russian newscaster Dmitry Kiselev

At the beginning of September, Ukraine launched a counteroffensive against invading Russian forces. So far, the campaign has gone extraordinarily well, undoing four months of Russia's successes in only a couple of weeks.

While this news might be easy enough to handle in media outside of Russia, newscasters must find their own ways to interpret recent events. Some, such as Dmitry Kiselev, admit that the Russian forces have been overpowered by Ukrainian troops, while others try and find more advantageous workarounds.

Some claim that the allied forces have not achieved their cherished desire to take back land that Russia had conquered and that the allies are stretched far too thin to make any real advances. Others claim that all that is going on is a simple "regrouping" of the Russian troops to justify leaving formerly conquered villages. 

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