Russian Television News Continues To Illustrate Its Invasion With Maps Showing Its Losses

One of the more curious aspects of Russian television news coverage of its invasion of Ukraine is the fact that throughout the war it has continuously published maps showing its defeats and steady erosion of occupied territories. This raises a number of questions regarding why the Russian government has so openly acknowledged its losses over the past year and what strategic benefit it believes it gains from this openness.

Here is a clip from October 1st with chyron "Russia: Troops Withdrawn From Liman To Avoid Ukrainian Encirclement."

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