After the fall of Lysychansk, the issue going forward is qualified manpower and things look bad for Ukraine
by Uwe Parpart July 5, 2022
„On July 3, Russia’s Ministry of Defense announced that Russian forces (and the “People’s Militia of the Lugansk People’s Republic”) had established full control over the city of Lysychansk and a number of nearby settlements, the largest of which are Novodruzhesk to the northeast and Maloriazantseve on the southeast side of Lysychansk.
After initially denying the fall of Lysychansk, the Ukrainian General Staff (UGS) confirmed the news within hours of the Russian announcement.
The issue was settled rapidly. On July 1 evening, Russian forces moved in force on Lysychansk from the northeast and southwest and reached the city center by mid-day July 2.“ (…)
Ukraine – the situation (July 5, 2022)