Latest "Russian invasion" stories
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has generated no shortage of eye-catching headlines and propaganda.
Before NATO countries began training Ukrainians, officers would shout orders and cared more about rank than results.
One officer described how his men laid the groundwork for victory by slipping deep into Russian-held territory in the months leading up to the assault.
It’s the first call-up in Russia since World War II and is sure to further fuel tensions with the Western backers of Ukraine.