This is How Ukraine Killed 100+ Russian Tanks so Fast in Vuhledar

Wes O'Donnell
5 min readMay 31, 2023
Photo by Dmitry Bukhantsov on Unsplash

Across the span of three weeks, the Ukrainian city of Vuhledar became a killing ground for Russian armor. In that time alone, Russia lost over 140 battle tanks and armored vehicles.

Since Russian military doctrine relies heavily on massed tank and artillery combat, this loss was a severe psychological blow to the Russian armed forces.

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Wes O'Donnell

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