Like most Ukrainians, I am very, very frustrated the response to the Russians seems so slow and chaotic right now. I am not excluding the possibility the response looks that way, on the Ukrainian side, because the national government is just not competent to deal with the Russians.
That said, if I have to make the guess right this second, my conclusion is the Ukrainians are in fact preparing a concerted, systematic response to the Russian terrorist invaders (no hyperbole, just a statement of fact), and that is heartening. Provided the Russians don’t invade, I bet it will work. But many tense days are ahead of us.
I’ll start with a rundown of the scary stuff: