The Offensive Before the Offensive: Ukraine Strikes Behind Russian Lines

Posted on AllSides May 17th, 2023
From The Center
World, Ukraine War, Ukraine, Russia

Early this month, four drones attacked a Russian oil refinery almost 300 miles from Ukraine. The next day, another drone hit it. Not long after another drone bombed a fuel depot on the other side of Russia, near Belarus.

Call it the offensive before the offensive. Strike by pinpoint strike, Ukraine is taking aim at ammunition stores and caches of other supplies that Moscow’s forces need to fight, seeking to weaken them ahead of a broader ground campaign to push back the Russian invaders.

Ukrainian leaders say they are waiting for more Western weapons to...

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