Big Loss for Ukraine’s Zelenskyy as He Staked Political Reputation on Winning in Avdiivka: Security Analyst

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
February 19, 2024NTD Good Morning

Ukraine’s military lost a strategic town in the country’s east, Avdiivka, to Russian forces at the weekend. NTD hears from Stephen Bryen, a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy and at the Yorktown Institute, who says the loss was significant for President Zelenskyy—because he had staked his political reputation on a military victory in the town.

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