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Are Russia and Belarus Planning a New Offensive?  

On Oct. 10, Russia announced it was deploying troops to Belarus under a regional group of forces mechanism, mobilizing thousands of forces, fighter jets, tanks, armored vehicles, and other equipment to Belarus. The move has raised valid questions about whether Russia and Belarus are planning a renewed offensive against Kyiv, reigniting fighting in Ukraine’s northern front. In this episode, Senior Analyst Caroline Rose sits down with Sim Tack, geopolitical and military analyst at Force Analysis, to review the constraints, imperatives, and likelihood of a joint Russian-Belarusian assault on the Ukrainian capital, as well as space for action for the U.S. and its partners. 

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