Russia recalibrates war, turns focus to eastern Ukraine

Service members of pro-Russian troops load ammunition into an armored personnel carrier during fighting in Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 12, 2022. Credit: REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko.

Russian troops are now focusing on eastern Ukraine. “It seems to be equal opportunity carnage,” says the RAND Corporation’s David Shlapak.

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