On April 18, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Margarita Konaev was quoted in an NPR article titled, “What the city of Mariupol means for Ukraine — and for Russia’s military campaign.” She discusses the strategic significance of Mariupol to the Russian southeastern campaign, and its value as a Ukrainian “stronghold of resistance.” 

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