Putin’s bombers could devastate Ukraine but he’s holding back. Here’s why
As destructive as the Ukraine war is, Russia is causing less damage and killing fewer civilians than it could, U.S. intelligence experts say. Russia’s conduct in the brutal war tells a different story than the widely accepted view that Vladimir Putin is intent on demolishing Ukraine and inflicting maximum civilian damage-and it reveals the Russian leader’s strategic balancing act.
Analyst der Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) zum Ukraine-Krieg