Monday Aug 29, 2022
89. ANALYSIS: Marek Menkiszak analyzes Russia’s miscalculations, misperceptions and strategic failures in the war in Ukraine
Marek Menkiszak, Head of the Russian Department at the OSW Center for Eastern Studies in Warsaw, analyzes Russia's miscalculations, misperceptions and strategic failures in the War in Ukraine.
'Russia's decision-making was driven by a mix of ignorance and arrogance... they simply do not understand the changes that have taken place over the last 30 years'
'Russians believe that the losses that Ukrainians are taking in the war will destroy their morale... but the consequences are directly the opposite... there is increasing anger amongst Ukrainians and decreasing will to go for any consessions'.
OSW Center for Eastern Studies
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OSW report on Russia's plans to Annex Ukraine
OSW report on Half a year of Russia's war on Ukraine
OSW report on 'Nato-Russia relations after the Cold War'
OSW report on 'Russia's European security policy'
OSW report on 'Fortress Kaliningrad: Ever closer to Moscow'
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