Timothy Frye (Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy) wrote an opinion piece in Foreign Policy about why rising Russian casualties won’t topple Putin.
“Western governments report that Russian losses in the war against Ukraine are approaching a staggering 200,000 killed or wounded, with roughly 40,000 dead. These figures are almost three times greater than the death toll Moscow saw in 10 years of war in Afghanistan. These massive losses, however, have led to little public protest in Russia. Why?” Read more.