A Russian tanker told about his first battle with a Leopard tank

15.05.2023, Moscow.

Russian tank crews clashed with a Ukrainian army crew of a German Leopard tank in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), the commander of a tank battalion of the Russian Armed Forces, call sign “Tigr,” told TASS on May 15.

“The day before yesterday the Leopard came out to attack our positions, we immediately advanced to the counterfight. With the Leopard this is the first time. Our on-duty armored group moved out to direct fire. Our crew was the first to give it, but it didn’t hit because of the terrain. He noticed that and started moving away, retreated,” the commander said.

According to him, the German Leopard advanced to strike at the Russian Armed Forces stronghold, but the reconnaissance managed to detect it.

Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency