U.S. Says Putin Being Misled—His Advisers May Be Afraid to Deliver Bad News

From a Washington Post story by Michael Birnbaum, Ellen Francis, Adela Suliman, and Paul Sonne headlined “U.S. says Putin being mislead, as Ukraine refugee tally hits 4 million”:

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s advisers are shielding him from how badly the invasion of Ukraine is going, top U.S. officials said Wednesday, as the conflict raged on despite peace talks and the number of Ukrainians who have fled their country topped 4 million.