Russian Soldiers Receive Medals & Awards for Destroying Leopard Tanks
"The servicemen of the Zapad battlegroup thwarted another offensive attempt of the units of the Ukrainian forces in the Kupyansk direction … several state and departmental combat awards are being given out, as well as two monetary certificates for the downed Leopard 2 tanks of German production. Grigory Leps and Yulia Baranovskaya will present the soldiers with certificates of a million rubles ($11,000) each," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
"The crew worked professionally, launched the product, found the target. The target was hit, the turret burned out, there was a detonation of ammunition inside," said the commander of the group.