After President Vladimir Putin’s speech in which he announced he would recruit hundreds of thousands of reservists and threatened to resort to nuclear weapons, a journalist UK Defense Magazine Share photos on social media At the very moment when a powerful guided missile strikes a Russian T-72 tank by surprise.
In a video released by Twitter, which was purportedly recorded by a Ukrainian Army soldier, the military vehicle can be seen on a hill. Just as he was about to move, the rocket suddenly appeared and hit the left side of the tank.
The incident happened last Monday, September 19, on the outskirts of the Ukrainian city of Lisichansk. According to the publication made on Twitter, it was a Anti-tank missile.
As a result of the explosion, the crew was stunned and the Russian vehicle was completely immobilized. The images were released at a time when Russia announced that will recruit 300,000 reservoirs pTo support his military campaign in Ukraine.
President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s first mobilization since World War II in a morning televised address, saying additional personnel were needed to win the war not only against Ukraine but also against its Western defenders.
After that, the head of the Ukrainian military, Valery Zaluzhny, on Wednesday promised to “destroy” those Russians who will go to Ukraine to fight, including those that will be mobilized after the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“Any statement from the politico-military leadership of the aggressor country will not affect our desire to fight for our independence. We will destroy all those who come to our land with weapons, either voluntarily or by mobilization,” the military official said on Facebook.
As such, one of the highest positions in charge of the Ukrainian military pointed out that the announcement of “partial mobilization” launched this Wednesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin has “not intimidated” Ukraine.
DPA and AFP Agency