Russia and Ukraine locked in a battle of attrition
Like two punch-drunk heavyweight boxers, under the current pattern of battlefield attrition, neither Russia nor Ukraine has the capacity to land a knockout blow on their opponent.
Hundreds gathered on Parliament Hill on Aug. 24 to mark the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. What the Russian president’s advisers failed to grasp was that the majority of Ukrainians still love their country, writes Scott Taylor. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia