Russian soldiers are “deliberately punching holes” in gas tanks – Video

Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks in apparent attempts to avoid combat as morale declines, according to Pentagon officials. Why do they abandon the armored tanks?

According to some videos posted on Twitter by the Ukrainian defense, you can see many abandoned Russian tanks. Here are some facts and what we observed on one of the videos shared online.

Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks in apparent attempts to avoid combat as morale declines
Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks in apparent attempts to avoid combat as morale declines

According to Pentagon officials, Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks in apparent attempts to avoid combat as morale declines. The troops appear to be self-sabotaging to avoid combat, the unnamed senior Pentagon official said, according to New York Times report.

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In this video, you can see the pictures of the gas tank being punched and abandoned by Russian soldiers. The “punched gas tank” in the picture shows that it was “deliberately punched.”

Looking at the ground, you can see drops of diesel. Does this confirm the Pentagon reports that Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks?

Pentagon reports that Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks
Pentagon reports that Russian soldiers have “deliberately punched holes” in their gas tanks

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According to the source, many of the Russian soldiers were inexperienced in combat and faced dwindling food and fuel supplies.

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine reached its eleventh day, provoking international demonstrations, including in Russia.

Since Russia’s invasion, explosions have shaken Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, and Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city.

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The assessment is based on claims made by arrested Russian troops, according to the article, and is the reason why a 40-mile convoy of tanks and armored vehicles approaching Kyiv has slowed to a crawl in recent days.

According to a Pentagon source quoted by the New York Times, Russian commanders leading the armored column may be revising their combat plans to surround and conquer Kyiv.

Intercepted radio transmissions received by a British intelligence agency back up the claims made in the New York Times piece. Some Russian soldiers have surrendered without a battle with Ukrainian forces, according to a senior US defense official who spoke to reporters on Tuesday. Furthermore, CNN reports that since Russia launched its attack on Ukraine, the Russian military has shown some risk-averse behavior.

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