Ukraine Update 14 June, 2022

I want to touch on Ukraine briefly before diving into D+23. It has been some time since my last Ukraine post. Since then, the military situation and politics of the war have undergone a photosynthesis of sorts. As is the case with all wars, the 2022 Ukraine-Russia conflict has not gone according to plan for …

Novel Update: 4 June, 2022

It has been months since the last novel update, and I apologize for being somewhat lax on that front. Unfortunately, not much has changed. The war in Ukraine continues to rage, much to the surprise of practically everyone. Until the conflict draws closer to a conclusion and the dust begins to settle, Red Blitz (still …

Observations on the Ukraine Conflict- 28 March, 2022

After 30+ days of war, the situation on the ground in Ukraine is nothing short of a stalemate. The much-vaunted Russian land offensive built around maneuver and superior firepower never came to fruition. Instead, a poorly equipped, poorly-led Russian army crossed the border with minimal close air support and inferior communications backing it up. Then …

Ukraine-Russia Conflict 2020 Update: Russian Convoy North of Kiev Dispersing

 Interesting developments from Ukraine in the last six hours or so. The 40km+long military convoy that had been stalled north of Kiev for a considerable amount of time appears to be breaking off and moving into assault positions. Recent satellite images reveal the convoy has dispersed and redeployed.  New Russian armor units have arrived around …