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The Curious Case of Russia’s Missing Air Force

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Billions of dollars have been poured into Russia’s warplanes over the past decade. At the outset of a war, it was widely assumed by defense analysts and officials that Russia would quickly destroy its enemy’s air force and roam freely over the country, using its air superiority to pick off Ukrainian forces at will.

Yet in the first two weeks of combat, Russia’s air force has played a minimal role.

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