USA Today has admitted that Russia is actually winning the war against Ukraine, in a move that indicates the mainstream media can’t keep up the pro-Ukraine charade any longer.
The admission was in relation to the key battle for the city of Bakhmut in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.
BYPASS THE CENSORS
Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered straight to your inbox.
Russia has been fighting successfully to take back the city over the past few months, and now appears to be close to finishing the job.
“They have been trying to take the city since July,” Iryna Rybakova, press officer for Ukraine’s 93rd Brigade, told BBC.
“Little by little they are winning now. They have more resources, so if they play the long game they will win. I can’t say how long it will take.”
Summit.news reports: Moscow has established control of both main roads into the city, with only one back route left open, making it increasingly difficult to get supplies to Ukraine troops.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky’s office also admitted that the turf war had become “difficult,” while Donetsk Gov. Pavlo Kyrylenko said, “We’re seeing a very tough battle in which the Russians aren’t sparing neither themselves nor us.”
As Chris Menahan notes, the statements contradict legacy media narratives that Russia is running out of weapons and supplies, which has been the dominant mantra since just after the start of the conflict.
“Nonetheless, the US and NATO keep stringing Ukraine along with this BS to encourage them to fight their proxy war with Russia,” writes Menahan.
“The most likely outcome of this war is that Russia will take the Donbas and Ukraine will agree not to join NATO and recognize Crimea as Russian, which is an outcome that could have been achieved 10 months ago (with a tiny fraction of the deaths and the EU/global economy intact) if the US and NATO didn’t bribe the Zelensky regime with over $100 billion to keep the war going in perpetuity.”
For months now, numerous mainstream media outlets have been pushing the narrative that Russia is being routed in many areas of Ukraine and that the war could have entered its final phase.
Much of this appears to be little more than pro-NATO propaganda to boost morale, which paradoxically in the longer term could actually harm morale if Ukrainian forces aren’t prepared to dig in for a prolonged war.
Latest posts by Sean Adl-Tabatabai (see all)
- Next ‘Mega Pandemic’ Is Already Planned: HIV + SARS + H5N1 - March 25, 2023
- NPR Fires Hundreds of Staff in Massive Layoffs: “We’re Broke” - March 25, 2023
- Fauci Admits He Suffered ‘Terrible Side Effects’ From Toxic mRNA Jab - March 25, 2023