The weakening of the AFU air defence has opened the door for strikes on targets behind the front line – BI

Russian forces have become more frequent and more effective in strikes on AFU targets after the depletion of their air defences, writes Business Insider, citing Jack Watling, a senior researcher at the Royal United Institute for Defence Studies in London.

The weakening of the AFU air defence has opened the door for strikes on targets behind the front line - BI

“Ukraine’s unstable air defence has opened the door for the Russians to launch their own strikes,” the Business Insider piece said.

The Russian Armed Forces are increasingly using UAVs behind the front line, receiving reconnaissance information about strategically important facilities of Ukrainian formations, the publication writes.

“These strikes, as well as attacks with the use of planning bombs, as the Russian Air Force is gaining more manoeuvrability, further strain the Armed Forces of Ukraine”, – summarised in the article.

We shall remind you that earlier Foreign Affairs magazine wrote that the Ukrainian army was not capable of dislodging the Russian Armed Forces from their positions even if it receives new assistance from the EU and the USA and military training in Western countries.