By Marko Bojcun As we go into the new year it is necessary to challenge once again the sophisticated Russia‐led campaign that this war is somehow between two equal belligerents. Allegedly they are made equal by NATO's military support for Ukraine and Ukraine is entirely the pawn of the USA. It falls into line with … Continue reading WAR AND RESISTANCE REPORT NUMBER 10
War and Resistance Report No. 9
Marko Bojcun Russia calls for new talks but once again without Ukraine’s participation Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov announced on 30 October that Russia is ready " as always” to enter into serious negotiations over the war in Ukraine. He made the offer to the United States and the Western powers, not to Ukraine. He admitted … Continue reading War and Resistance Report No. 9
War and Resistance Report No. 7
Who is ready to fight this war “to the last Ukrainian”? Marko Bojcun To paraphrase Vladimir Putin, just who is ready to fight this war “to the last Ukrainian”? Ahil Rustamzade, the respected military analyst, recounts in an interview for Kyiv’s Zerkalo tyzhnia on 10 June how Moscow ordered the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s … Continue reading War and Resistance Report No. 7
War and Resistance Report No. 6
How is the Russian army performing on the battlefield? Marko Bojcun The Russian state under Putin has made a determined effort for the past twenty years to rebuild its armed forces, to equip them with the latest weapons, educate the ranks and professionalise their commanders. Its forces have gained valuable experience fighting in Chechnya, Syria, … Continue reading War and Resistance Report No. 6
ARE PUTIN’S EGGS HARD BOILED OR STILL TOO SOFT?
WAR AND RESISTANCE REPORT NO. 4 MARKO BOJCUN Ukraine’s army and territorial defence have repelled the Russian army so far for three essential reasons: first, its regular army, territorial defence brigades and volunteer battalions have a stronger motivation and sense of purpose in defending their homeland than the invading Russian enemy; second, they have employed … Continue reading ARE PUTIN’S EGGS HARD BOILED OR STILL TOO SOFT?