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Ukraine Seizes Dozens of Russian Tanks Left by Fleeing Forces

  • Haul includes modern tanks, at least some of them operational
  • Boosts Ukraine heading into winter but Kyiv says more needed
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Ukraine’s military has grabbed dozens of tanks left by fleeing Russian troops in the east, according to people familiar with the matter, adding crucial weaponry to its arsenal nearly seven months into a war where both sides have lost manpower and machinery.

One of the people put the number of tanks captured around 200, without specifying how many of those were operational or able to be repaired. At least some were destroyed. Another person said the cache included later design models such as T-80 tanks.