- Head of Ukraine's defence intelligence, Kyrylo Budanov, emphasizes the reality of the slow pace of Ukraine's counter-offensive against Russia.
- Ukraine aims to sever land connections between Russia and Crimea before winter sets in.
- Russia is committing under-strength reserves in desperation, lacking a strategic reserve.
- Russian resources are being exhausted, with its economy projected to hold out only until 2025.
- Ukraine is ramping up domestic arms production, focusing on drones and long-range missiles.
An interview with the head of Ukraine’s defence intelligence
Head of Ukraine's defence intelligence emphasizes reality of counter-offensive against Russia. Ukraine aims to sever land connections between Russia and Crimea. Russia lacks a strategic reserve and its resources are being exhausted.