The drill took place on Gotland, a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea that was demilitarized after the fall of the Soviet Union, but now again seems a critical military site.
Sievierodonetsk is nearly encircled. Lysychansk may be next. The momentum of the war has shifted, and Ukraine’s allies may soon start rethinking their goals.
Garry Kasparov was just 10 when Mr. Nikitin took him on as a student. By age 17, with Mr. Nikitin as his coach, he was a grandmaster.