Russian Analysis: Five Million Soldiers Needed (I was Right!)

Russian conscript soldier.

There are moments in every life when your own view of the world is so out-of-synch with the outlook of the Experts, that you wonder what is wrong with them (not wrong with you, of course!).

In an article at the start of the war, I looked at ratios, like the number of German troops needed in WW2 to take Ukraine, and the ratio of American troops needed to…



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Barry Gander

I'm a Canadian from Connecticut, so 2 strikes against me. I'm a top writer in 5 fields, & I love finding the Meaning under the passing headlines.