Navy analysts are nonetheless debating why Russian forces failed to seize the Ukrainian capital initially of the struggle greater than two months in the past. Whereas the complete response to that query is advanced, one tactic that clearly did help Ukrainian forces was self-sabotage. The Ukrainian military blew up key bridges and roads close to Kyiv to hamper the Russian advance. In a single case, Ukraine even flooded one of its personal villages for the trigger.
FRANCE 24’s Nadia Massih, Bastien Renouil and Raid Abu Zaideh travelled to the city of Demydiv, nonetheless slowly pumping away the water that continues to be after Ukrainian forces’ tactical deluge, to see how residents there are dealing with the intentional flooding of their properties.
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