War hacks: how outgunned Ukraine finds ways to counter Russia


A Ukrainian serviceman digs a trench outside the capital Kyiv in March. Facing a more powerful Russian army, the Ukrainians have had to figure out ways to defend themselves. The Ukrainians have stressed basic measures, like digging deeper trenches to defend against Russian artillery, as well as high-tech methods, like using computer tablets on the battlefield to coordinate their artillery fire.

To combat Russia’s larger military, Ukraine has turned to creative tactics, from low-tech to high-tech. You could call them ‘war hacks.’ And many seem to be working.

(Image credit: Vadim Ghirda/AP)

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