We ask an expert why the Russian army is struggling and how the war could progress.

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It is a war that Putin and western analysts predicted would be over within days, but three months down the line, fighting still rages on in Ukraine.

And despite making gains in eastern Ukraine, the Russian Army is performing much worse than many expected.

On today’s episode of The Irish Times In the News podcast, Jennifer Ryan speaks to an expert, Phillips O’Brien, a professor of strategic studies at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan is a former audio producer at The Irish Times