A Russian T-90 tank exploded in the Kharkiv region

T-90 explosion in Kharkiv region, August 2022
T-90 explosion in Kharkiv region, August 2022
© Frame from Yuri Butusov's video
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: August 07 2022 at 11:44 am
Source: mil.in.ua

A T-90 tank of the Russian invaders was destroyed in the Kharkiv region.

The video of the explosion of the combat vehicle was released by journalist Yuriy Butusov.

According to the journalist, the Russian tank was blown to pieces after an attack by Ukrainian fighters of the Kharkiv operational group of forces (OUV) this morning.

Judging by the video footage, the combat vehicle of the Russian occupiers was hit, presumably by an anti-tank weapon (ATRK, RPG), or other weapons.

Smoke from T-90 in Kharkiv Oblast, August 2022. Frame from Yuri Butusov's video

After the impact, smoke started inside the combat compartment of the tank, which indicated the start of a fire.

After a short period of time, the ammunition detonation took place, which led to a powerful explosion, which actually completely destroyed the combat vehicle.

The explosion of a Russian T-90 in the Kharkiv region, August 2022. A frame from the video of Yuri Butusov

The description of the published video states that the Ukrainian military neutralized a Russian T-90 tank, which fell into pieces after being hit.

We will remind, in May in the Kharkiv Region, the Defense Forces destroyed a modern Russian T-90M "Breakthrough" tank.

The first T-90M Proryv tank of the Russian army confirmed to have been destroyed in Ukraine. Kharkiv region. May 2022. Photo: Andrii Tsaplienko

The occupying forces of Russia tried to enter the recently liberated settlement. The Ukrainian military intercepted the Russians on the road and neutralized the convoy of armored vehicles of the occupiers. During the battle, Ukrainian forces destroyed a modern Russian tank.

Russian T-90M Proryv destroyed in Kharkiv region. May 2022. Frame from the video of TRO

This is the first confirmed case of the destruction of this Russian version of the T-90 tank in the world.

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