January 27, 2023

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Russian defenses at Cherson have these weaknesses

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After withdrawing from the right bank of the Dnepr, Russian troops consolidate their positions on the other side of the river.

Since withdrawing from the city of Kherson, Russian troops have been working to consolidate their defensive positions on the other side of the Dnieper. The military expects the Ukrainians to eventually be able to cross the river.

However, military experts question whether these defense lines can really withstand a possible counterattack by the Ukrainians. Think tank Institute for the Study of War (ISW) writes in its report on SundayIf Ukraine wants to advance by road, Russian positions will be optimal for defense. But Ukrainian forces have already proven they can do it across the country.