Watch: Russian Gains in Bakhmut, Ukraine Overextended, & US Lectures India

Monday, 17 October 2022 — Land Destroyer

(The New Atlas) – Update for Russian military operations against Ukraine for October 17, 2022.

  • Russian forces are closing in on Bakhmut city – with even the Western media noting the inevitability of Russia’s victory there;
  • Ukrainian offensives are grinding to a halt – whatever additional gains they make will be temporary and inevitably reversed as Russia prepares what appears to be a major offensive of its own;
  • Western media is depending heavily on propaganda to paper over severe weapon and ammunition shortages in Ukraine and the implications it has on Kiev’s fighting capacity;
  • The US is lashing out with an increasingly desperate tone as nations around the globe refuse to subordinate themselves and their nation’s interests to US foreign policy objectives – India being among them;

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