The Ukraine counteroffensive to regain territories is going slower than expected, as some analysts claim this conflict could last decades.
“Is not like a Hollywood movie.” That’s how Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy described the counteroffensive to repel Russian forces. He was alluding to the fact that results don’t come quickly.
In the meantime, the European Union has introduced another package of sanctions against Moscow.
Joining the discussion:
- General Sir Richard Barrons is former Commander of UK’s Joint Forces Command and co-chairman of Universal Defence and Security Solutions.
- Vladimir Golstein is Chair of the Department of Slavic Studies at Brown University.
- Sergiy Kudelia is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Baylor University.
- Dmitry Babich is a Journalist and Political Analyst.
European Union countries have agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russia for its war against Ukraine. Sweden, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, said that the package includes measures aimed at countering sanctions circumvention. https://t.co/5dN0nBZWVj
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 21, 2023
Russian mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin said that the Kremlin's rationale for invading Ukraine was based on lies concocted by his perennial adversary – the army's top brass https://t.co/kHWQZRshcp pic.twitter.com/gQo43l3pFu
— Reuters (@Reuters) June 23, 2023
A key Putin ally says the Kremlin's justifications for its invasion of Ukraine are based on lies. https://t.co/EMZZHcsFQm
— ABC News (@ABC) June 23, 2023