MEPs: Ukraine can defeat Russia, here is how

2022-10-10 | Political initiatives, Weapon delivery

By MEPs Michael Gahler, Nicola Beer, and Viola von Cramon-Taubadel.  Swiftly and diplomatically ending this war would have been wonderful, but Moscow doesn’t have words of concession or compromise in its vocabulary. Realistically, honest negotiations depend on Russia’s military power degrading to a point where it cannot achieve any of Putin’s goals in Ukraine. We can get to that point. And we must – as soon as possible.

There is no doubt that Russia had colossal stockpiles of weaponry and ammunition. But: the backbone of the Russian military power comes from Soviet times and these stockpiles have limits. When Russia runs out of its crucial stockpiles, it will not be able to continue its war of aggression against Ukraine.

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