Latest "Ukraine war" stories
Before NATO countries began training Ukrainians, officers would shout orders and cared more about rank than results.
By Caleb Larson
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.
By Sam Skove
"It was clear from the onset and confirmed throughout our visit that volunteers played a critical role in the defense of Kyiv, yet their role has not been systematically studied."
By By Liam Collins and John Spencer