A realistic view of the invasion by NY Times, of course the situation will change with the Ukranian counter attack in 2+ months. I think we should cut down on the Ruskis/Ukranians are kicking ass and demolishing the opposition type posts.
Ukraine War's Geographic Reality: Russia Has Seized Much of the East
"Russians enjoy the added advantage of naval dominance in the Black Sea, the only maritime route for Ukrainian trade, which they have paralyzed with an embargo that could eventually starve Ukraine economically and is already contributing to a global grain shortage."
"The Russians aren't winning, and the Ukrainians aren't winning, and we're at a bit of a stalemate here," said Lt. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, the director of the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency,"
"It never ends. At all," Mr. Grigorov said. "Whole neighborhoods are destroyed. For days, for weeks, they have been shelling. They are intentionally annihilating our infrastructure and the civilian population."