With these Western weapons, the Ukrainians took back Cherson

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With these Western weapons, the Russians were driven out of Cherson

The mix of reconnaissance, modern artillery from the west and intelligent warfare has given Ukraine victory in the south.

Delivered by Germany after some hesitation: Panzerhaubitze 2000 (symbol image)

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It has been one of the great misconceptions since the start of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine that western supplies of arms are unable to turn the tide on the battlefield. On the contrary: Western weapons made the decisive difference in the Ukrainian recapture of the southern provincial capital Cherson.