“The development of Russian military power is only a guarantee of peace on our planet”, assured Vladimir Putin during his 2018 address to the Russian nation, four years after the annexation of Crimea. Today, mired in a Ukrainian invasion that is advancing at ants’ paces, the Russian army sees its former brilliance tarnished by the results on the ground.

The milestone of a thousand tanks lost by the Russians has been crossed, according to the majority of analyses, and “its best missiles have been consumed”, says Vincent Tourret, researcher at the Foundation for Strategic Research, in this video investigation, which led us in particular to Eurosatory, the large arms fair in Villepinte.