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Looming counteroffensive will test Ukrainian army's resolve

By Andrew E. Kramer

03 Apr 2023 · 6 min read

Editor's Note

The NYT looks at the daunting challenges Ukraine faces as it prepares for a major counteroffensive against Russian forces. If successful, the operation may have far-reaching geopolitical consequences.

In vicious but mostly static fighting in snowy, artillery-cratered fields and ruined cities, Ukraine rebuffed a Russian offensive over the winter. Now, it is Ukraine’s turn to go on the attack.

Signs are everywhere that it is coming in the next month or so.

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