June 26, 2023

Chaos in Russia brings uncertainty, opportunities for war in Ukraine

Source: The Hill

Journalist: Laura Kelly

Peter Schroeder, who served as a senior intelligence official in both the Trump and Biden administrations focused on Russia and Ukraine, said an important takeaway from the chaos in Russia is that it undermines Moscow’s strategy to wear down Ukrainian resolve and that of its supporters in a grinding war of attrition.

“It does sort of suggest that it’s Russia where the cracks are emerging and time isn’t necessarily on their side,” he said.

“Ukrainians have been very good at the, sort of, information game so far. So I think that’s something that they can really flip on its head, the idea that time is not on Russia’s side.”

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  • Peter Schroeder

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    Peter Schroeder is an expert on Russian foreign and security policy, with nearly two decades of experience working on Russia and Eurasia in various roles in the Intelligence C...