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Russia reframes war goals as Ukrainians advance near Kyiv

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Russia appears to be reducing its war aims from capturing all of Ukraine to merely holding the Donbass region. A top Russian military officer said Friday was the goal from the start, but which Pentagon said may be a result of Russia's intelligence failures. A senior U.S. defense official told reporters on Friday that intelligence, command and control, and logistics failures were taking their toll.
Published 10 months ago · Kyiv, Ukraine

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