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Slow counteroffensive darkens mood in Ukraine

By Siobhán O'Grady

10 Aug 2023 · 6 min read

informed Summary

  1. Ukraine is "worn out," reports The Post, after fighting against Russian invaders for nearly 18 months. The narrative of unity and perseverance is beginning to fray due to the lack of visible progress and the increasing number of casualties.

KYIV, Ukraine - This nation is worn out.

For nearly 18 months, Ukraine has stood against its Russian invaders - rallying support for its troops by embracing last year's battlefield victories in the Kyiv, Kharkiv and Kherson regions.

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