Zelenskyy honors Ukrainians on the anniversary of Russia’s invasion | USA TODAY

In a ceremony marking one-year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, President Zelenskyy tells Ukrainians he is “proud” of them.

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Both sides routinely claim gains but neither side has pushed the front line more than a few miles in any direction in recent months. Still, Dale Buckner sees a light at the end of the tunnel – for Ukraine.

Buckner is a retired Army colonel and CEO of McLean, Virginia-based Global Guardian, a firm that has helped thousands flee Ukraine. He says Ukrainian forces are inflicting crucial losses to Russia, and that the longer the war goes on, the more likely it is that Russia is defeated “with little to nothing to show for it in the end,” he says.

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