Newsweek shared several videos and pictures that appear to show Russian vehicles lying abandoned.
In Sumy, northeastern Ukraine, a self-propelled howitzer, a command vehicle, and logistical trucks were apparently discovered “destroyed and abandoned”, according to the Ukraine Weapons Tracker Twitter account. The same account tweeted a picture of a T-72B tank and reported it was “abandoned with fuel and in fully working condition. The reason is unclear [sic]”.
Badass Ukrainians keep carjacking tanks of the \u201cmost formidable army of Europe\u201d. Or should I say - tankjacking? \n\n#\u0420\u043e\u0441\u0441\u0438\u044f\u0421\u043c\u043e\u0442\u0440\u0438 #StandWithUkrainepic.twitter.com/6ngO6MTjlG
Johnson warned the Russian president he “cannot commit these horrific acts with impunity”.
Speaking during yesterday’s PMQs, Johnson said: “Putin has gravely miscalculated; in his abhorrent assault on a sovereign nation, he has underestimated the extraordinary fortitude of the Ukrainian people and the unity and resolve of the free world in standing up to his barbarism.”
He added: “What we have seen already from Vladimir Putin’s regime in the use of the munitions that they have already been dropping on innocent civilians, in my view, already fully qualifies as a war crime.”
The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened an investigation on Wednesday night after Britain and 37 allies referred Russia over what the prime minister described as “abhorrent” attacks.
A second round of talks aimed at ending the fighting was expected on Thursday, but there were little hopes of a breakthrough.
More than 2,000 civilians have died since the invasion began, Ukraine’s state emergency service said, although that figure has not been independently verified.
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