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January 14, 2023
A String of Russian Failures Got Scores of Troops Killed in a Ukrainian Strike, and Moscow’s Reaction Only Made Things Worse
Source: Business Insider
Journalist Jake Epstein
Andrew Metrick, a fellow with the defense program at the Center for a New American Security, said that some elements of the incident can be attributed to declining Russian military morale and quality. But another key aspect is the inherent "fog and friction" that comes with a prolonged war, where decisions are made without too much forethought, he said. This has become a problem for Russian command.
"A huge part of military training is stalling that degradation in command and degradation in skill that happens as you become much more tired and weary," he added.
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