This discussion took place on live state television in Russia. Some of the participants stuck to the party line about purging the Ukraine of Nazis but others were brave enough to speak the truth – there will be no easy victory as they were promised going in. And, if it becomes a global war, Russia will lose.
The not so latent threat from the bearded Putin supporter is quite chilling to watch. As is the implied threat of a nuclear attack on Ukraine by the moderator. One hopes that Nadezhdin and Olevich do not get defenestrated as many others have been for failing to support Putin.