In Ukraine’s Slowed-Down War, Death Comes as Quickly as Ever

From a New York Times story by Marc Santora headlined “Bloody Cost for Both Sides in Ukraine ‘Stalemate'”:

The agony came in waves as the wounded Ukrainian soldier in the back of the ambulance slipped in and out of consciousness. The driver, hurtling past cratered fields on roads thick with mud, was racing to escape Russian artillery fire north of the city of Avdiivka, while hoping he was not spotted by drones.

“They are just razing everything to the ground,” said the driver, Seagull, using only his call-sign in accordance with military protocol. “I have never seen anything like this.”