Is Ukraine Turning the Tide in the War?
Over the weekend, Ukraine’s military stunned the world. After months of a kind of stalemate, its military took hundreds of miles of territory back from Russia — its biggest victory since the start of the war.
How did the war reach this critical point, and what does Ukraine’s success mean for the future?
Guest: Eric Schmitt, a correspondent covering national security for The New York Times.
- A lightning Ukrainian offensive in the country’s northeast has reshaped what had become a grinding war of attrition.
- Stunned by a lightning advance, Russia has acknowledged the loss of the northern region of Kharkiv, which cast doubt on the premise that Ukraine could never defeat it.
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