The Russian Army Proved to be No Match for Ukrainian Ingenuity

Wes O'Donnell
5 min readMar 6
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By now, there has been plenty of commentary about Ukraine’s David-like defense against the much larger Russian Goliath. On paper at least, the Russian military should have taken Kyiv and overrun Ukraine within days of the initial invasion.

At least, that’s what everyone expected.

Wes O'Donnell

Army & Air Force Veteran | Global Security Writer for War is Boring, GEN, OneZero, Soldier of Fortune | Law Student | TEDx Speaker