Why Russia keeps losing so many armored vehicles in Ukraine: “It’s finders keepers for these farmers” – CBS News April 23, 2022

I saw this recently on CBS News – Why Russia keeps losing so many armored vehicles in Ukraine: “It’s finders keepers for these farmers”: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/russia-armored-vehicles-lost-ukraine/ Longer article.

APRIL 23, 2022 / 12:56 PM / CBS NEWS

As Ukraine attempts to evacuate civilians from Mariupol, including some who remain trapped inside a steel plant, Russian forces have claimed victory in the city.  But Russia’s recent defeats in and around Kyiv expose unresolved weaknesses, starting with Russia’s armored vehicles. 

To date, Ukraine says Russia has lost close to 3,000 armored vehicles — but only half in combat. 

“It’s not good military leadership if you are losing so many men and so much equipment,” Ukrainian military expert Yuri Zbanatski told CBS News’ Chris Livesay. 

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