A switch of gears has come about from Ukraine in momentum.
After losing a few battles, the war itself is in the process of being won by Ukraine at this time following the Putin invasion earlier this year.
Latest movements certainly show as much:
It appears also Russian army members are beginning to go home and do the right thing and leave the barbaric war:
As the well of hired mercenaries also is drying up for Putin, not much left to assist him now.
Nor closest ally Belarus not willing to help much it seems.
It is becoming a smaller and smaller world for Putin every hour that goes by now.