A Brutal Russian Playbook Reapplied in Ukraine – The New York Times

A Brutal Russian Playbook Reapplied in Ukraine

A Brutal Russian Playbook Reapplied in Ukraine

The besieging of cities, the deliberate targeting of civilians — they are the tactics Russia used before, in Grozny. I saw it firsthand.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/29/world/europe/russia-chechnya-grozny-ukraine.html

They were met by highly motivated units of Chechen fighters, armed with anti-tank rockets, who ambushed their columns, trapping and burning hundreds of Russian soldiers and armor in one night. An entire brigade, the Maikop brigade, was wiped out almost to a man.


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