Mykola Bielieskov

Mykola Bielieskov is a senior analyst in the analytical department of the Ukrainian charitable foundation, Come Back Alive. His research and writing focus primarily on the Russian-Ukrainian war, Ukrainian and Russian Armed Forces and the evolution of operational art.

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    Articles by Mykola Bielieskov

    Russia’s Managed Escalation in Ukraine (Part One)

    Russian nuclear escalation threats became the topic of most intense discussion after President Vladimir Putin’s statements on September 21 and 30. In these statements, Putin hinted more explicitly than ever

    Lessons of the Ukraine War Thus Far

    The all-out Ukrainian war, waging now for seven months, has already provided several valuable lessons. Indeed, the fighting has tested various prewar ideas on military development that had been widely