Month: April 2022

Issue 83, 17 May 2022

Situational report CAO 17MAY2022 Key Takeaways Russian forces probably made some gains on Tuesday. From the defenders’ point of view, the situation around Popasna looks increasingly fragile as Russians appear…
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The build-up

More than three weeks ago I wrote a short post on this blog about the movement of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine. There I linked the deployments of…
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Smerch from Kaliningrad

Analysis, News
On 29th March the Russian daily newspaper, Izvestia, reported that the Kaliningrad-based 244th Artillery Brigade had been equipped with BM-30 Smerch (Tornado) multiple rocket launcher system (MLRS). The authors claim…
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