Ukraine’s Offensives vs. Russian Mobilization

Update on Russian military operations in Ukraine for October 3, 2022

Ukrainian offensives are making headlines and being leveraged politically and psychologically. In reality, Ukraine is paying a price for these offensives it cannot recover from. Meanwhile Russia is mobilizing 300,000 men and equipment to move against Ukrainian forces just as they fully over-extend themselves and as Western inventories to re-supply Ukraine dry up.

References:

AP – Ukraine presses on with counteroffensive; Russia uses drones: https://apnews.com/article/russia-ukr…

Ukrinform – Ukraine asks Australia for more Bushmaster armored vehicles: https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/…

NYT – In Ukraine’s South, Fierce Fighting and Deadly Costs: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/24/wo…

Army Recognition – Russian army receives new T-80BVM tanks despite world economic sanctions: https://www.armyrecognition.com/defen…

Army Recognition – Discover first close tank battle in Ukraine between a Russian T-80BV and Ukrainian T-64BV: https://www.armyrecognition.com/ukraine_russia_conflict_war_2022/discover_first_close_tank_battle_in_ukraine_between_a_russian_t-80bv_and_ukrainian_t-64bv.html

Army Recognition – Russia deploys in Ukraine new Typhoon-VDV K-4386 airborne mine-protected armored vehicles: https://www.armyrecognition.com/ukraine_russia_conflict_war_2022/russia_deploys_in_ukraine_new_typhoon-vdv_k-4386_airborne_mine-protected_armored_vehicles.html

DW – Ukraine war: How to repair the Ukrainian army’s modern weapons: https://www.dw.com/en/ukraine-war-how…