Russia Will Invade In New Year, Says Ukraine Military

Russia Will Invade In New Year, Says Ukraine Military

Andrew H. Sweet

Ukrainian intelligence released a map detailing its assessment of how the invasion would play out, with Russian forces pushing deep into the country from north, east, and south. It would be a much more traditional and bloody operation than the Kremlin's seizure of Crimea in 2014.

Analysts noted that elements of the map are speculative, including Kyiv's assessment that Russian fighter jets will invade from within Belarus. Moscow's air force has conducted patrols inside Belarus in the past month but currently has no permanent military base.

Michael Kofman, the director of Russia studies at the U.S. Centre for Naval Analyses, said the map was realistic.

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