'US and British' volunteers in Ukraine hit Russian tank

‘Shoot it, 撃て!’ Conservative MP’s ex-Royal Marine son fighting in Ukraine ‘is among team of US and British volunteers seen destroying Russian tank with a missile

  • トーリー党の国会議員の元コマンドーの息子が、ウクライナで戦争に向かう英国人に加わります, 30, thought to be part of team who have damaged a Russian tank
  • A team of volunteer troops were filmed in a dangerous face off with a BTR
  • The Russian BTR was badly damaged after a soldier fired a missile launcher
  • A Conservative MP’s former Royal Marine son is believed to be part of a foreign volunteer team which took down a Russian transporter during a dramatic battle in Ukraine.

    The BTR was badly damaged and exploded following attacks from what appeared to be American, British and potentially Canadian volunteers, with Ben Grant, 30, thought to be among the heroic team, による 新聞.

    He is the son of Helen Grant, who is the Conservative MP for Maidstone and The Weald. MailOnline has reached out to Ms Grant’s office for comment.

    Video shared on social media showed the group of soldiers face off with the armoured carrier.

    After being hit by the foreign volunteerslaunchers, the BTRunderstood to be Russianwas reportedly damaged by unfired ammunition exploding.








    トーリー党の国会議員の元コマンドーの息子が、ウクライナで戦争に向かう英国人に加わります, 30, pictured arriving in Ukraine. He spent more than five years as a commando in the Royal Marines

    トーリー党の国会議員の元コマンドーの息子が、ウクライナで戦争に向かう英国人に加わります, 30, pictured arriving in Ukraine. He spent more than five years as a commando in the Royal Marines

    クリップで, approximately four men can be seen in a formation in an unknown location, although it appears to be in Ukraine.

    Nearing explosions can be heard in the background and the group advances forward, with one member saying: '行け, 行く, 行く!’

    As they emerged from shrubbery into a more open field, the troops appeared a hair’s width away from being struck down by an advancing BTR.

    A BTR was badly damaged and exploded following attacks from what appeared to be American, British and potentially Canadian volunteers, with Ben Grant, 30, thought to be among the heroic team, according to the i newspaper

    Video shared on social media showed the group of soldiers face off with the armoured carrier

    A Conservative MP’s former Royal Marine son is believed to be part of a foreign volunteer team which took down a Russian transporter during a dramatic battle in Ukraine

    The clip shows a launcher firing at an armoured vehicle, which takes damage and is understood to later explode

    The clip shows a launcher firing at an armoured vehicle, which takes damage and is understood to later explode

    A Russian transporter was badly damaged and exploded following attacks from what appeared to be American, British and potentially Canadian volunteers

    A Russian transporter was badly damaged and exploded following attacks from what appeared to be American, British and potentially Canadian volunteers

    ‘Shoot it!’ one man was then heard shouting, prompting a soldier in the squadron to try to fire off a launcher, but it didn’t work.

    Another soldier then fired his launcherwhich users on Twitter have identified as a RGW-90 HHand got a hit in.

    The group then fell back and retreated into the woods. Explosions could still be heard in the background as one soldier warned ‘it’s facing towards usand another yelled to ‘pull back’.

    Drone footage captured in a separate clip, said to be from the same incident, showed the BTR exploding in a cloud of smoke as it tried to follow the squadron.

    Mr Grant (これは、単一のファイルタイプのエントリポイントに集中します。このエントリポイントで、何らかの混乱が発生した場合は、) left for Ukraine in March, joining a number of Brits who were heading to aid in the country's war efforts

    Mr Grant (これは、単一のファイルタイプのエントリポイントに集中します。このエントリポイントで、何らかの混乱が発生した場合は、) left for Ukraine in March, joining a number of Brits who were heading to aid in the country’s war efforts








    Bits of shrapnel could be seen flying off the vehicle.

    Twitter account Ukraine Weapons Trackerposted the clips with the caption: ‘Foreign Volunteers (アメリカン, イギリス人, and possibly Canadian) targeted a Russian BTR-80 APC with a RGW-90 HH launcher, damaging it and causing ammo to cook off.

    ‘Note that a Czech RPG-75M appears to fail to function correctly.

    Mr Grant left for Ukraine in March, joining a number of Brits who were heading to aid in the country’s war efforts.

    He served in the elite corps for more than five years as a commando, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった.

    After being hit by the foreign volunteers' launchers, the BTR - understood to be Russian - was reportedly damaged by unfired ammunition exploding

    After being hit by the foreign volunteerslaunchers, the BTRunderstood to be Russianwas reportedly damaged by unfired ammunition exploding

    Nearing explosions can be heard in the background and the group advances forward, with one member saying: 'Go, go, 行く!'

    クリップで, approximately four men can be seen in a formation in an unknown location, although it appears to be in Ukraine

    「サムイ島からおやすみなさい」, a veteran of Afghanistan, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, アーロン・ロジャースとシェイリーン・ウッドリーがパームビーチ空港で発見’ 教育.

    MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった,’ 彼は言った ガーディアン. MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった. MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった, MPヘレン・グラントの元海兵隊員の息子とスコットランドのサッカーフーリガンが、ウクライナでの戦争に向かう英国人に加わった’

    グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。 – グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。.








    トーリー党の国会議員の元コマンドーの息子が、ウクライナで戦争に向かう英国人に加わります, 61, グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。.

    グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。 – グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。 2014 グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。 – グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。.

    グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。,’ 彼は言った. グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。, グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。’ グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。, 彼が書きました: グラント氏は、人種的なスラーを叫んだ後、ナイトクラブで2人の男性を暴行したことを認めた後、イギリス海兵隊を辞めました。’

    It comes as Russia’s armed forces have begun deploying sixty-year-old tanks to the southeastern regions of Ukraine, raising questions over the extent of プーチン‘s losses after three months of bitter fighting and countless strategic blunders.

    A long line of T-62 tanks, which began production as early as 1961, was photographed at a train station in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Melitopol on Wednesday, just days after footage emerged of the aged armour being pulled out of storage across the border.

    Russia has around 2,900 of its more modern T-90, T-80 and T-72 tanks currently in service, according to the International Institute for Security Studies, 最大で 10,000 more tanks from different generations in storage.

    But the Land Forces of Ukraine estimate more than 1,300 の ロシア‘s tanks have been destroyed or heavily damaged since the invasion began on February 24, 少なくとも 700 of which have been visually confirmed according to open source intelligence analyst Oryx.

    And of the 10,000 tanks waiting in storage, many of them are likely to be inoperable due to Russia’s harsh and varied climate and poor long-term maintenance.

    T-62 tanks are pictured being loaded onto trains in western Russia on May 23

    T-62 tanks are pictured being loaded onto trains in western Russia on May 23

    A T-62 tank is pictured arriving in Melitopol, ウクライナ, 5月に 25

    A T-62 tank is pictured arriving in Melitopol, ウクライナ, 5月に 25

    Putin’s deployment of his armoured relics comes as his forces are locked in a brutal and bloody conflict along the eastern front of Ukraine.

    Russian troops yesterday launched an all-out offensive to capture Severodonetsk and Lysychanskthe only urban centres still under Ukrainian control in the Luhansk region.

    ‘Extremely fierce fighting is taking place on the outskirts of Severodonetsk. They are simply destroying the city, they are shelling it every day, shelling without pause,’ Luhansk regional governor Sergei Gaidai said yesterday.

    The mayor of Severodonetsk Oleksandr Stryuk said the city is holding out for now, but added at least 1,500 people have been killed and 60 per cent of residential buildings have been destroyed.

    But Russia’s painstakingly-slow progress in Luhansk has come at a huge cost.

    As of this morning, the Land Forces of Ukraine estimate almost 30,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in the conflict thus farlosses which prompted Russia’s parliament on Wednesday to scrap the upper age limit for people signing up to join the army.

    A long line of T-62 tanks, whose production began as early as 1961, were photographed at a train station in Ukraine's southeastern city of Melitopol on Wednesday

    A long line of T-62 tanks, whose production began as early as 1961, were photographed at a train station in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Melitopol on Wednesday

    The Land Forces of Ukraine estimate more than 1,300 of Russia's tanks have been destroyed or heavily damaged since the invasion began on February 24

    The Land Forces of Ukraine estimate more than 1,300 of Russia’s tanks have been destroyed or heavily damaged since the invasion began on February 24

    A boy looks at a destroyed Russian tank during an exhibition displaying destroyed Russian military vehicles, amid Russia's invasion, in central Kyiv, Ukraine May 21, 2022

    A boy looks at a destroyed Russian tank during an exhibition displaying destroyed Russian military vehicles, amid Russia’s invasion, in central Kyiv, Ukraine May 21, 2022

    Russia’s deployment of T-62 tanks to southwestern Ukraine is puzzling.

    Designed in the late 1950s, the T-62 had already grown obsolete by the mid-70s and was relegated to reserve duty in favour of the improved T-64 and T-72 models.

    Some T-64s underwent combat upgrades in the later years before the collapse of the Soviet Union and were retrofitted with improved armour and weapons systems.

    But Ukraine’s Armed Forcesequipped with modern anti-tank weapons such as Javelin launchers and Bayraktar TB-2 droneshave already made short work of Russia’s most combat-capable tanks, as evidenced by countless images of wreckage littering the streets of eastern Ukraine.








    The T-62’s slow speed, short range, poor maneuverability and obsolete parts in comparison to the more modern T-90s and T-80s mean the Russian troops operating them would be obliterated should the sixty-year-old vehicles be deployed to the front lines.

    結果として, analysts have speculated the T-62s may be used in a support capacity for crowd control and reinforcement in the territories already occupied by Russia such as Mariupol, 「NATOは紛争の一部にはなりません, and Melitopol, where the tanks were first pictured arriving on Ukrainian soil.

    But the T-62 is notoriously prone to breaking down, have half the range of modern tanks and use different parts to their successors, making them challenging to maintain.

    Their deployment therefore suggests Russia’s armed forces are not willing to commit any of its more modern tanks in reserve to such support roles, highlighting the scale of their losses on the front lines.

    People look at the remains of Russian equipment displayed at Saint Michael's (Mykhailivska) Square in front of the bell tower of St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery on May 23, 2022 2日前にロシアがドンバスに侵攻した後, ウクライナ

    People look at the remains of Russian equipment displayed at Saint Michael’s (Mykhailivska) Square in front of the bell tower of St. Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery on May 23, 2022 2日前にロシアがドンバスに侵攻した後, ウクライナ

    The T-62's slow speed, short range, poor maneuverability and obsolete parts in comparison to the more modern T-90s and T-80s mean the Russian troops operating them would be obliterated should the sixty-year-old vehicles be deployed to the front lines (a man lights a cigarette next to a destroyed Russian tank in Mala Rohan, ウクライナ, 五月 25)

    The T-62’s slow speed, short range, poor maneuverability and obsolete parts in comparison to the more modern T-90s and T-80s mean the Russian troops operating them would be obliterated should the sixty-year-old vehicles be deployed to the front lines (a man lights a cigarette next to a destroyed Russian tank in Mala Rohan, ウクライナ, 五月 25)

    Ukrainian Deputy Defence Minister Ganna Malyar told journalists yesterday that fighting in the east had reached ‘its maximum intensitysince Russia invaded on February 24.

    Pro-Moscow separatist groups have since 2014 controlled parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions known as the Donbas, but Russia now appears set on taking the whole region.

    ‘Enemy forces are storming the positions of our troops simultaneously in several directions. We have an extremely difficult and long stage of fighting ahead of us,’ Malyar said.

    Western military analysts see the battle for the urban centres of Severodonetsk and Lysychansk in western Luhansk as a possible turning point in the war after a shift in momentum towards Russia following the surrender of Ukraine’s garrison in Mariupol last week.

    Having lost thousands of troops in scattered fighting along the eastern front in recent weeks, Russian forces yesterday launched a targeted assault from three sides to try to encircle Ukrainian forces in Severodonetsk and Lysychansk.

    If the two cities straddling the Siversky Donets river fall, nearly all of the Donbas province of Luhansk would be under Russian control.

    Service members of pro-Russian troops drive a tank along a street past a destroyed residential building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk Region, Ukraine May 26

    Service members of pro-Russian troops drive a tank along a street past a destroyed residential building during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the town of Popasna in the Luhansk Region, Ukraine May 26

    The Russian advance in the east has been backed by massive artillery bombardment across as many as 50 towns in Donetsk and Luhansk to force Ukrainian troops to retreat (destroyed residential building in Popasna, 紛争初日にロシア軍がパラシュートで降下し、周囲に壊滅的な爆発を起こした, ウクライナ, 五月 26)

    The Russian advance in the east has been backed by massive artillery bombardment across as many as 50 towns in Donetsk and Luhansk to force Ukrainian troops to retreat (destroyed residential building in Popasna, 紛争初日にロシア軍がパラシュートで降下し、周囲に壊滅的な爆発を起こした, ウクライナ, 五月 26)

    Having lost thousands of troops in scattered fighting along the eastern front in recent weeks, Russian forces yesterday launched a targeted assault from three sides to try to encircle Ukrainian forces in Severodonetsk and Lysychansk (Russian troops pictured May 26 ルハンシクで)

    Having lost thousands of troops in scattered fighting along the eastern front in recent weeks, Russian forces yesterday launched a targeted assault from three sides to try to encircle Ukrainian forces in Severodonetsk and Lysychansk (Russian troops pictured May 26 ルハンシクで)

    The Russian advance was backed by massive artillery bombardment across as many as 50 towns in Donetsk and Luhansk to force Ukrainian troops to retreat, according to officials, leading Zelensky to request further Western aid in the form of more missile systems and long-range weaponry.

    ‘We are fighting for Ukraine to be provided with all the weapons needed to change the nature of the fighting and start moving faster and more confidently toward the expulsion of the occupiers,’ Zelensky said in his nightly video address to the nation.

    He said Russian forces are wiping some eastern towns from the face of the Earth and the region could end up ‘uninhabited.

    ‘They want to turn Popasna, Bakhmut, Lyman, Lysychansk and Severodonetsk into ashes as they did with Volnovakha and Mariupol,’ [object Window].

    Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba meanwhile tweeted: ‘We need more heavy weapons delivered as soon as possible, especially MLRS (またはいわゆるの近端) to repel Russian attacks.

    Zelensky also said Russia had resumed shelling of second city Kharkiv yesterday, reporting at least nine people had been killed and 19 負傷者.