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The Russian military hit the American M1 Abrams tank

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According to the source, this happened in the Avdeevsky direction. The message clarified that the movement of the tank was noticed in Berdychi. Then servicemen of the 15th separate motorized rifle brigade attacked moving targets.

Earlier, adviser to the head of the DPR, Igor Kimakovsky, reported that American Abrams tanks were spotted northwest of Avdievka. On February 24, Russian military correspondents reported on their social networks that the Russian Armed Forces managed to destroy an armored vehicle based on the M1 Abrams tank near Avdeevka.

On February 17, the Commander-in-Chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Alexander Syrsky, said that Ukrainian military personnel were leaving Avdiivka for strategic purposes. On the same day, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, Russian President Vladimir Putin on the complete liberation of Avdeevka.

The M1 Abrams is a US main battle tank whose serial production began in 1980. It is in service with the US Army and Marine Corps, as well as the Egyptian armed forces.

The United States transferred Abrams tanks to Ukraine in September 2022. In total, 31 units of such tanks were to enter service with the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
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