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Media Amplifies Ukraine’s Battle Successes

The recent exuberant coverage by the U.S. media touting that Russia is experiencing a rout at the hands of Ukraine is primarily an effort to deflect attention from domestic miseries.

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Corporate media has been enamored by Ukraine's military successes last week. Given Ukraine's pounding since it pushed Russia out of Kyiv, any news that cataloged positive information about Ukraine was welcome.

The New York Times has been particularly effusive in its praise. No longer shy about keeping American involvement in the war under wraps, the Times has gone out of its way to showcase how effective the United States has been - guiding Ukraine each step of the way, sharing intelligence, and drawing blitzkrieg battle plans.

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