The Ukraine Diaries is a collection of private writings by nationwide safety specialists who joined The Cipher Transient’s latest go to to Kyiv as a part of a delegation led by Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) This newest journey follows two earlier visits to Ukraine this 12 months by The Cipher Transient staff, together with The Cipher Transient’s Kyiv Financial & Safety Discussion board that launched in Might 2023.
THE UKRAINE DIARIES — After I first visited Ukraine with The Cipher Transient in Might, simply forward of the much-anticipated third Ukrainian counteroffensive, western commentators and media had raised expectations for dramatic Ukrainian breakthroughs. In contrast, Ukrainian navy and civilian leaders had been assured of success, however extra muted in expectations. They didn’t predict or count on a Russian rout. Relatively, figuring out what they confronted and that the going could be powerful, they noticed this as one part of a protracted marketing campaign.
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