The Telegraph wrote:No new military pledges to Ukraine in July begs the question: Has the West lost interest in the war?
It marks the first month since the conflict began that major European governments failed to make a single new promise to send weapons
By Joe Barnes, BRUSSELS CORRESPONDENT
The article is behind a paywall so that's all I could quote.
So to repeat conventional wars, as opposed to guerilla wars tend to be unstable affairs. Yet since the withdrawals from Kiev and Sumy its remained in a fine balance. Russia grinds on, slowly haltingly, at significant cost but inexorably. This is a surprising state of affairs, that the balance hasn't tipped. Russia has not run out of steam, despite its very real manpower shortage, but neither has Ukraine's defense broken under the relentless pressure. The suspicion must be that the West's leaders are fine tuning the result.