Moscow mentioned Tuesday that it had captured a number of German Leopard tanks and US Bradley infantry preventing autos, releasing footage displaying Russian troops surveying the gear equipped to Ukraine by Western nations.
“Leopard tanks and Bradley infantry preventing autos. These are our trophies. Gear of the Ukrainian armed forces within the Zaporizhzhia area,” the Russian protection ministry mentioned in an announcement.
“Servicemen of the Vostok group examine enemy tanks and infantry preventing autos captured in battle.”
Kyiv has appealed to its allies within the West to ship a broad vary of recent army gear to assist Ukrainian forces recapture giant swathes of territory managed by Russian forces.
The protection ministry mentioned a number of of the captured autos had working engines, suggesting that this advised the battles they had been concerned in had been quick and that Ukrainian troops had “fled” their offensive positions.