Important point, looking forward:
There is, however, one point to note which is genuinely very worrying. It is the rumour – increasingly being confirmed as fact – that roughly one in three of the Ukrainian personnel pitching up in Kharkov were wearing NATO flags. This, combined with the fact that the hohols were using NATO-supplied weapons, intelligence, tactics, reconnaissance, and other assets, gives us the clearest indication yet that NATO is getting desperate for a win, and now has effectively joined the war.
This is an extremely dangerous situation. It will not take much longer before NATO will face a shit-or-get-off-the-pot moment – to commit to an actual full-on military confrontation with the Russians in the open, or to back down and admit that Ukraine has lost and it is time to negotiate….